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Adirondacks 2005

We're back!

Highlights of the trip:

  • Stars, two meteors, and Mars too
  • Canoeing on Blue Mountain Lake
  • Old Forge Hardware - so big, it has the equivalent of an entire knitting store inside... not to mention the largest selection of cast iron pots & pans I've ever seen!
  • Apple Crisp at Big Moose Inn
  • Hiking up Blue Mountain for the second time
  • C.

And let's not forget the child in the cabin next to ours who toted what appeared to be an entire arsenal of BB guns with him on vacation. He had a handgun-type one and a rifle-type one. Pretty much his entire weekend consisted of going around and shooting objects on the ground at close range. His parents were trying (though not to the extent of not letting him have shockingly realistic pseudo weapons). For example:

Kid: Mooooooom, I'm out of bullets!!!!
Mom: You mean you're out of bb's?
Kid: Yeah, bbs, right.

A few photo highlights:

View of High Peaks from Blue Mountain Summit, 1 A Fungus Among Us Trail Marker The Big Chair Chris in the Big Chair, Covering Up Red Red Leaves Chris on Rock Lake Trail Blue Mountain Lake View of High Peaks from Blue Mountain Summit, 2 View of High Peaks from Blue Mountain Summit, 3 Applesauce!
Posted by jess at October 3, 2005 11:05 PM
Comments

Looks lovely. I can't wait for my own vacation. BTW, I understand your female bodily issues...hate doctors sometimes.

Posted by: Skylar at October 4, 2005 12:32 AM

Lovely photos!

Posted by: Colleen at October 4, 2005 7:04 AM

It's in the autumn that I miss New England the most. California is nice and all, but it will never be truly home. Those red leaves!!!

Glad you had a good time, but glad you're back. ;)

Posted by: julia at October 4, 2005 11:05 AM

You look so cute (and small) in the big chair!

Posted by: Gina at October 4, 2005 7:21 PM

Looks like you had a wonderful trip!

Posted by: diana at October 5, 2005 7:33 AM

Oooh, you were so close to our Adk place! Waaay over there, on the other side of that High Peaks range, is our Shack-au-Lac. Did you love the ADK museum? Is it not awesome? I have never been to the Old Forge Hardware but there was a great article about it in the Adk. Life magazine recently. Sounds terriffff.......

Posted by: Sara at October 10, 2005 5:31 PM
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