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“One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as an adventure.”

“One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as an adventure.”

William Feather I’ve lived in the Capital Region all of my life and from when I was a kid until now, Six Flags Great Escape (89 Six Flags Dr, Queensbury) was a staple of my summers. I had season passes every year I could, The […]

“The harder you fall, the heavier your heart; the heavier your heart, the stronger you climb; the stronger you climb, the higher your pedestal.”

“The harder you fall, the heavier your heart; the heavier your heart, the stronger you climb; the stronger you climb, the higher your pedestal.”

CRISS JAMI As I’ve mentioned in other blog posts, I’ve been trying to get more active. I’m open to any and all new ways to challenge myself physically and I think I have found my new favorite place to be- The Edge (1544 Route 9, Halfmoon, New […]

“We all have dreams, in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline and effort.”

“We all have dreams, in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline and effort.”

Jesse Owens Well, I did it. I was incredibly intimidated, not at all ready but I did it.  Since last year, I’ve found that I really enjoy running and not only just running but running 5Ks. That rush, that energy, that feeling of accomplishment can’t […]

“Surfing is very much like making love. It always feels good, no matter how many times you’ve done it”

“Surfing is very much like making love. It always feels good, no matter how many times you’ve done it”

Paul Strauch Alright, I’ll say it: I’m addicted to Shark Tank. I’ll re-watch episodes over and over again if I can’t find any new episodes of Dragon’s Den (the Canadian original).  I happened to watch an episode last week that featured Surfset Fitness. The creators of […]

“True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist.”

“True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist.”

Albert Einstein I’ve seen an influx in places to paint and drink in the Capital Region and I love both of those things so I figured (with the help of LivingSocial) that it was time to try one out. On Friday, I went to Art […]

“Yoga teaches us to cure what need not be endured and endure what cannot be cured”

“Yoga teaches us to cure what need not be endured and endure what cannot be cured”

B.K.S. Iyengar For the past year, I’ve gotten into fitness. I’m not a gym-junkie and actually though I like my gym, I prefer different ways of working out. Luckily for me, Girlnetic found me and has given me the opportunity to try new workouts that […]

“Everyone is like a butterfly, they start out ugly and awkward and then morph into beautiful graceful butterflies that everyone loves.”

“Everyone is like a butterfly, they start out ugly and awkward and then morph into beautiful graceful butterflies that everyone loves.”

DREW BARRYMORE Every time I go to the Schenectady MiSci museum it always reminds me of when I was a kid. I remember taking field trips there when I was younger, each time amazed that some of the things presented were invented in my town! […]

Jess, Where Have You Been?

Jess, Where Have You Been?

Hopefully you’ve been wondering just that- where HAVE I been? Let me give you a little bit of insight into what I’ve been up to for the past couple of months. I had a rough patch where I found myself about to turn 25 and […]

When you are fitted in a racing car and you race to win, second or third place is not enough

When you are fitted in a racing car and you race to win, second or third place is not enough

Ayrton Senna EDIT: Fast Trax is now closed. I was lucky enough to take part in Media Day at Fast Trax Raceway, indoor karting at Crossgates Commons a few weeks ago. I heard that something like this was going into the old Circuit City but […]

“With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.”

“With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.”

Eleanor Roosevelt Before I heard about the “Before I Die Wall” coming to Schenectady, I knew nothing about the project. If you haven’t seen it or given it a bit of research, it’s really interesting. According to the “Before I Die Wall Schenectady” Facebook, it […]