Posts Tagged ‘fishing’

Lake George and the adirondacks


We just returned from a much needed nature vacation in the Lake George area. To get a taste of how wonderful the Adirondacks are, check out two of our GL posts from last summer: Vintage Food Signage, Fishing and the below Tomato Vine highlights! Our cabin on the North East part of the lake near Ticonderoga. Putnam Pond Corn Eating Mother Gaia DJ DJ Barbecue

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3 ways to make fishing less boring

Fishing Lake George

Don’t get me wrong: I enjoy getting out on the lake and fishing, but in early September when the bass aren’t biting and it’s too early for trout, things can get a bit dull, as I found out when Matt and I went to Lake George last week – my favorite Adirondack retreat. Matt fished morning, noon and night, but I’m impatient and I wasn’t having much luck. I came up with some “keeping busy” strategies. If you find yourself in a situation like this, you’ll want to remember these three tips. Note: always […]

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Vintage Food Signage – Lake George

Lake George Vintage Food Signage

Recently I visited my favorite upstate retreat – Lake George.  It’s truly a special place. Thomas Jefferson thought so too… On May 31, 1791, Thomas Jefferson wrote in a letter to his daughter, “Lake George is without comparison, the most beautiful water I ever saw; formed by a contour of mountains into a basin… finely interspersed with islands, its water limpid as crystal, and the mountain sides covered with rich groves… down to the water-edge: here and there precipices of rock to checker the scene and save it from monotony.” […]

Fishing with Dad


  My parents both have birthdays close to Mother’s and Father’s Day, so shopping for them can be hard. My dad retired years ago, and declared soon after that he no longer wanted to receive the following presents: Ties, dress shirts, leather belts or v-neck sweaters. He wanted things more suited to his new lifestyle, which meant t-shirts, cargo shorts and things for the garden. I got dad a t-shirt for Father’s Day. He’s been losing weight so there’s no point in buying him shorts that may not fit him […]