Theodore Roosevelt

"Believe you can and you're halfway there"


“It's a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don't keep your feet, there's no knowing where you might be swept off to.”

― J.R.R. TolkienThe Lord of the Rings


July 24, 2018

About 20 years ago I started going River Yoga. I dragged  my gym teacher mother to her first class and now she teaches it.   Year after year more people would come and now it has its own life.   

Liz Price Kellogg was our only instructo...

July 20, 2018

I absolutely love old grocery stores.  Crazy, but it is very calming for me to shop here.  I can’t find everything I need but I do try to get something.  I have been coming to the Big M in Alexandria Bay for 30 years and I don’t think it has changed...

July 19, 2018

You can't beat this deal.  Bring your RV or Boat for a great deal on The St. Lawrence River right on the edge of Alexandria Bay, NY.

I like site #15, #17  just a little walk to a great view.

Also #76 has a peak a-boo river view.

This state park doesn't...

July 17, 2018

My family has been coming to 1000 Islands since the 70's and  I grew up on the river. This hotel is not like others up here.

 I love Clayton it was always a sleepy little river town with crazy potential.   Businesses after business have come and gone...

July 17, 2018

I am  a local here and Bella's is one of the best places to eat up in 1000 Islands NY and Ruby is welcome on the patio.   The homemade bread is delicious and you will want to take home a loaf.  The soup has always been a favorite.  Great view great f...

July 12, 2018

I have been coming to this stand for years.  It is an Amish farmer that has the best fruits and produce.  The scenery is picture perfect but I wasn't feeling camera intrusive today. So here is a picture of my bounty and all for uner $10.00.

July 12, 2018

This beach has some great waves.  I was tossed around like a rag doll because I wasn't expecting it. These four foot waves provide local surfers with some serious surf fun. Bring your boogie board and a set of fins.  This is a true locals beach and a...

July 10, 2018

We lived outside of Knoxville, TN for 1 year and we didn't even know  The Knoxville Museum of Art has free admission and an incredible  collection.  I really love the southern art.  

Art museum in Knoxville, Tennessee

Address: 1050 Worlds Fai...

July 4, 2018

 The Tennessee Theatre, Knoxville, TN.  The beautiful Victorian style  movie theater built in 1928 has an array of venues from The Book of Mormon to Yanni playing this July.  I didn't get to see the inside of the theater but it looks very dramatic an...

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