Tag Archives: Finger Lakes

Watch Vultures to See Eagles

I live in the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York, a place filthy with bird refuges and sanctuaries.  It’s an easy place to start birdwatching; big, impressive birds like Herons and Red-Tailed hawks are commonplace.  It only takes seeing … Continue reading

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The Value of Work

Lately I’ve done a lot of thinking about the differences about men and women.  I’ve been specifically thinking about how differently women and men are valued in the workplace and how we decide what kind of work is most appropriate … Continue reading

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Harvest!

You might have noticed that nothing has been happening around here lately.  That’s because a few weeks ago harvest started.  I’m working at a winery this fall and when the grapes were ready to come in I had to get … Continue reading

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Magic – Part 1

I’m like Popeye.  I am what I am.  I suppose that also makes me like God, the I am.  I can’t change my beliefs or my broken symbology.  I can’t change my past.  I can move forward.  In fact, I … Continue reading

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Fall in the Finger Lakes is Bittersweet

Here in the Finger Lakes it is clear that fall has arrived.  Summer hasn’t quite moved on yet, the sunshine is still hot and the zucchini and tomatoes producing wildly.  But it’s dropping into the low fifties at night and … Continue reading

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Hill Cumorah Pageant

We packed the car with a picnic blanket, folding chairs, and copious amounts of coffee for the late trip back home (although we knew there would be concessions this staple would not be for sale).  My husband, my little sister, … Continue reading

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