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The great advantage of a hotel is that it is a refuge from home life.

The great advantage of a hotel is that it is a refuge from home life.

GEORGE BERNARD SHAW First off, I’m going to start this three-part blog post by THANKING the American Dairy Association for the most amazing trip I took to the Finger Lakes this past weekend. I not only learned about dairy farms but how they’re transformed in […]

#NYSDairyTour2014

#NYSDairyTour2014

I’m so excited to have been asked to join the NYS Dairy Tour by the American Dairy Association. I’m not only going somewhere in NY that I’ve never been before but I can’t wait to explore where our milk comes from and to check out […]

“Anyone can drink beer but it takes intelligence to enjoy beer”

“Anyone can drink beer but it takes intelligence to enjoy beer”

STEPHEN BEAUMONT I’m just gonna start off by saying that I love beer so when I see a place in the Capital Region opening up called “World Of Beer,” how do I not try it out? My first thought before going was that they’d probably […]

“Living is like tearing through a museum. Not until later do you really start absorbing what you saw, thinking about it, looking it up in a book, and remembering – because you can’t take it in all at once.”

“Living is like tearing through a museum. Not until later do you really start absorbing what you saw, thinking about it, looking it up in a book, and remembering – because you can’t take it in all at once.”

AUDREY HEPBURN I love museums and I was so happy to make a visit to The Hyde Collection (161 Warren Street, Glens Falls) earlier this year to check out the Ansel Adams exhibit since my mother is a huge fan. I’ve heard of The Hyde […]

“It’s like trying to pin down a kangaroo on a trampoline.”

“It’s like trying to pin down a kangaroo on a trampoline.”

Sid Waddell Who doesn’t love to trampoline? The feeling of jumping in mid-air, almost like flying to get rid of your daily stresses is an amazing experience. I recently went to Flight Trampoline Park (30A Post Road, Colonie) and had a blast! You walk in and […]

“I try and reduce myself to an almost blank slate and hope to God that I am creative.”

“I try and reduce myself to an almost blank slate and hope to God that I am creative.”

Ben Kingsley I live in Schenectady and before a few months ago I had never been to Granville before. What I didn’t realize that was over an hour North of me was a beautiful little community with a great history as well as the Slate […]

“Running is the greatest metaphor for life, because you get out of it what you put into it.”

“Running is the greatest metaphor for life, because you get out of it what you put into it.”

Oprah Winfrey The more and more I train for this, the more and more I think- WHAT AM I THINKING? I’m not going to be posting this weekend because I’ll be focusing on not only a 5K but my first 10K ever at Turning Stone […]

“Italian food is all about ingredients and it’s not fussy and it’s not fancy.”

“Italian food is all about ingredients and it’s not fussy and it’s not fancy.”

Wolfgang Puck I’ve lived in Schenectady my whole life and if you asked me the one thing I’m most proud of about my city, I would without a doubt answer with the great Italian food we have. It seems at if no matter where you […]

Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.

Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.

Carl von Clausewitz I’ve been on this fitness journey for the past year and my very first 10K is in less than a month! I’ve run quite a few 5Ks but I decided that before my big 10K, it was time to step up my […]

Magic is believing in yourself, if you can do that, you can make anything happen.

Magic is believing in yourself, if you can do that, you can make anything happen.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe If you know me, you’d know that at the end of the day I’m a child at heart. Sure, I have to go to work everyday and put on the act that I’m an adult but I’d much rather be playing outside. […]