I-87 Shenanigans

Last weekend blessed us with some great weather conditions. A wanted to go up north on I-87 in the Adirondacks and I wanted to see the Catskill region which is towards south on I-87. So, we compromised and explored both ! This post will cover the trip to the *drum roll* CATSKILL, KINGSTON The Catskill region…

FALL TRACKERS

Yesterday was a very chilly day, but it couldn’t stop me and A from doing our favourite activity of the season-fall tracking. It wasn’t exactly a great day to be out as it was an overcast day and the beautiful colors were not fully being done justice to, but that’s the thing about fall colors, they were…

How to give ode to Autumn

Fall is said to be officially here but it is still lurking somewhere  around the corner of a hot and humid September. The leaves are still mischievously green for the much awaited fall foliage trips. I hope they turn into glorious yellows, reds and purples before I can not take it anymore and throw a fit. Yes. I am…

Anne’s List of Top 5 NY State Parks

If I have a penny for every time a non-New Yorker asks me where I live and doesn’t understand my answer right away, I will end up a millionaire by the end of this year. My answer, Niskayuna, or Schenectady or even Albany doesn’t ring a bell. I usually have to settle with upstate NY. Even…

Summer solstice-trip worth a two year wait

My husband A, is all about meticulous planning. While I procrastinate and watch HGTV, he is busy scribbling down notes and making tiny routes and maps with his yellow lead pencil. When he is finished, he exclaims “This is going to be epic”. That was two years ago. But then life happened. I had exams to…