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Thursday, July 24, 2014
Watkins Glen is a must-see if you’re hitting the trails this summer in the Ithaca and surrounding areas.
This state park is the most famous of the Finger Lakes State Parks, with “a reputation for leaving visitors spellbound” and is home to the federally-threatened Leedy's roseroot wildflower.
Within two miles you’ll see 19 waterfalls and 200 foot...
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
What better way to beat the heat on hot summer days than by jumping in a lake or pool? During the summer months, there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors and water at pools, gorges, lakes, and oceans. In Ithaca, there are countless parks that allow everyone to enjoy Cayuga Lake, as well as beautiful state parks and public pools that give everyone the chance to get some swimming...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Do you ever start something and then never finish it? Or maybe you finish it several weeks, months, even years later.
When we think something is adequate enough or we're content in our lives, we tend to get a little too comfortable and the bad habits start in again. Sometimes it’s just the opposite: we are so uncomfortable with the outcome that we just give up and forget...
Friday, July 18, 2014
Step 1: Start with the freshest greens
Not all greens are created equal. The flavor, texture, and color of the salad are completely up to you. For example, Arugala has a slightly peppery taste…vibrant basil adds a touch of deliciousness. For a more bitter salad, endive, escarole, or radicchio may be a better choice. Smell, touch, and if possible, taste the...
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Did you know that Buttermilk Falls located on Enfield Falls Road in Ithaca, NY is home to the Grey Petaltail Dragonfly, a creature that flew with the dinosaurs?!
Buttermilk Falls is named after Buttermilk Creek which flows down through the valley and into the falls as it heads toward Cayuga Lake.
Features include an upper park and a lower park, both with parking...