Short summer backpacking trip in the West Canada Lake Wilderness

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My Adirondack Trip, Summer of 2011 (beginning)

This blog entry decribes the beginning of my week retreat in the Adirondacks this summer. I had intended to canoe from lake to lake in the West Canada Lake Wilderness Area for the week, but tropical storm Irene compelled me change my plans. I spent from Saturday night to Thursday at the Irondequoit Inn in Piseco, making day-trips from there. . . . → Read More: My Adirondack Trip, Summer of 2011 (beginning)

The West Canada Lake Wilderness Area (September 9-13, 2010)

I went for a solitary walk in the West Canada Lake Wilderness Area in the Adirondack Park in New York State from September 9th to the 13th (2010). I chose this place because of its isolation (there are no roads) and the beauty of its lakes. (See a description and map.) Even with . . . → Read More: The West Canada Lake Wilderness Area (September 9-13, 2010)

Our Losses during the Storm

[Sunday, March 14, 2010] Our house is at the intersection of a T. As you drive up the stem of the T, you can see the branches of the Magnolia Tree behind the house and in the spring you can see the pink blossoms halo the house. Behind the Magnolia were two tall . . . → Read More: Our Losses during the Storm