Monday, October 26, 2009

Hudson River colors

It's still peak foliage time in many areas of Northern, NY. This was taken a couple of days ago along the Hudson River near Corinth between the Saratoga and Lake George regions.

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Monday, October 19, 2009

Deer Hunting Season in NY

Yes, it's hunting season in New York once again. For our hiking and biking friends, yes you can share the woods with those who are after Bambi's deadbeat dad. Be sure to wear bright clothing at all times and stay on the trails whenever possible. If you think there may be hunters around, make your presence known by talking. The primary issue with hunters is not your presence, it is that your scent will scare off deer. But they have no more rights than you to be in the woods. But let common sense prevail on both parts.

I personally have NEVER heard of a hiker or biker being shot by a hunter. But still, try not to look like this guy on the right.

Thanks to Patsy Sweet for this "after season" photo from last year. If he can survive a season in the woods, you can survive a couple of hours out hiking.

Roger -

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Monday, October 12, 2009

New Presentation - Digital Photography

Digital Photography – The absolute basics (New for 2010)The average person just wants to take a few pictures of family, friends and places. For a group of these friendly people we agreed to put together a Powerpoint program that meets their basic needs and demystifies this new “digital” age of cameras. It covers everything from what is a pixel, to which lenses you might need for your camera. We even tell you how to share your photos with friends and relatives from your camera, your computer or via the Internet. It’s all very basic. Available now in NY. Jan-Mar in FL.
For more information go to and click on Speakers Bureau.

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Friday, October 9, 2009

Fall tranquility

An old uprooted tree trunk in mid-stream gives way to a great backdrop of water, woods and color in this recent photo taken along the Betar Byway in South Glens Falls. The Betar Byway is featured in our Saratoga hiking book as Trail #25.

Get out and enjoy this great trail, the scenery and the cool weather.

Sunday, October 4, 2009

Hudson River kayaking and foliage

We spent the afternoon on the Hudson River out of the Sherman Island Boat Launch. (It's in our Lake George kayaking book.)
While there we found Ken Burl of Corinth out enjoying the day and his Hornbeck boat. We had heard and read about the Hornbecks but Ken displayed his for us with a beautiful backdrop of fall foliage colors.
Thanks Ken.

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