Up and Away!

Before the pandemic, we missed the Susquehanna Balloon Festival because we went out of town for our granddaughter’s birthday. After being cancelled for two years, it resumed this year a week earlier, so my husband and I attended. The weather couldn’t have been better:...

Giraffe Story

A recent visit to Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, NY, reminded me how much I love giraffes. Do you have a favorite wild animal? A granddaughter requested a giraffe story for her birthday several years ago. I did some research because I wanted the story to be...

Bathtub Races and a President?

BATHTUB COMMEMORATION In Moravia, N.Y., a small town on the south end of Owasco Lake in central New York, is Fillmore Glen State Park, named in honor of Millard Fillmore, the thirteenth president of the United States. Fillmore, elected vice president in 1849, became...