Family · Fitness · Just my Thoughts

Winter Activities

I don’t know the last time I was excited about winter.  I love snow.  I love to ski and snowshoe – no not alpine skiing, cross country.  So, imagine my joy today to find the following blurb in the local paper. Greenwood Park open for skiing, snow shoeing Broome County’s Greenwood Park is opened for… Continue reading Winter Activities

Just my Thoughts · Recipes

Another Last Minute Gift

I know, I am the only one in the area, or within reading distance of my blog, that is not ready with all their gifts.  Well, here is another last minute gift you can make for someone on your list. Spicy Almonds Serves: 4 If you’re looking for a unique snack for work or in… Continue reading Another Last Minute Gift

Art · Just my Thoughts

Handel’s Messiah

The Binghamton Downtown Singers performance of Handel’s Messiah on December 20th was wonderful.  The four soloists – Brenda Dawe, soprano; Hilerie Klein Rensi, alto; Todd Geer, tenor; and Todd Robinson, bass/baritone – along with the musicians from Local 630 presented a performance that rivals any of this season’s Messiah performances. Under the artistic direction of Alan… Continue reading Handel’s Messiah

Fitness · Just my Thoughts

Exercise and the Holidays

I am finding that it is harder and harder to work my workout into my life now that Christmas is less than a week away. Friday, I shoveled – TWICE – so counted that as my workout. Yesterday, nothing between running kids around and concerts.  It was my choice to go to these events.  I… Continue reading Exercise and the Holidays

Art · Family · Just my Thoughts

Tuba Christmas

I just came from the mall.  I know, the Saturday before Christmas and only five days out, what was I thinking?  I was thinking Tuba Christmas! Tuba Christmas as conceived in 1974 and takes place around the world.  This year there are over 200 locations taking place in Tuba Christmas.  Today, December 20th, there were… Continue reading Tuba Christmas