Please buy a “Chemo Comfort Package” for someone in need today

This is one of the days when I feel it’s appropriate to use this blog for a charitable fundraiser.  And if you’re able to donate … if you’re able to help today … I ask that you do. Cancer affects all of us – those who battle this horrible disease, and the family and friends…

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No, I can’t get Nikon cataract implants… dang it…

So here’s the deal.  I’m scheduled for cataract surgery this winter.  Right eye first, then left eye – the right eye right now has the visual acuity of nylon hosiery, the left eye is holding up but I suspect it’s looking for a package of L’eggs soon. I recently visited the optical surgeon who will…

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Step and Pivot in a charity fundraiser to benefit a victim of domestic violence

The flyer at the top of this blog post says it all.  Next Monday there will be a charity fundraiser at the Philly Bar & Grill in Latham, with the proceeds of the event going to the family of Denise Caulfield, a woman who went to work one day – and ended up attacked by…

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The Return of Santa’s Land

NOTE: This blog post is about Santa’s Land in Putney, Vermont. it is NOT about Santa’s Workshop, a theme park in the Adirondack Mountains, and no confusion should be made between the two locations. Four yearsa go, I wrote a blog post about the horrible and deplorable conditions at Santa’s Land, a Christmas-themed roadside attraction…

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Could I return to the Boreas Ponds this year? Maybe next year?

It’s a location with an amazing, breathtaking view of the Adirondack High Peaks. But it’s a hike.  A major hike for the inexperienced. Trust me.  I’ve done it twice.  And I’m still surprised I can walk today. That being said … there may be a plan that can allow me access to the Boreas Ponds…

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