It was cold, and gray, but we didn't mind.
If you have never been to the Adirondacks, up through Keene, and Lake Placid, and Saranac Lake, then you don't know what you are missing.
It is incredibly beautiful.
It was a chance for us to do some catching up, since she is busy with her job and life, and I am busy with mine.
We were captive audiences, you might say.
There is something very calming about this part of the world.
Honey, this place is for sale!!!!! What do you think??
In years past, I have hiked in these high peaks. There is a group called the Adirondack 46er's, which consists of those dedicated hikers who have climbed all 46 peaks.
I once had illusions of being one of them, but after just FOUR peaks, my knee was toast.
My last hike ended with a fall, flat on my face, and included smashing my knee on a rock. A few years later, I was having my knee replaced.
I still dream of doing some hikes, but just maybe not the high peaks.
This stretch is the Cascade Road, which weaves eight miles downhilll through a narrow gap of highway that squeezes between Cascade and Pitchoff Mountains, past the Upper and Lower Cascade Lakes.
But lest you think I am just hungry for views of the natural wonders of the world.................I must confess.
There was a method to my madness.
Three hours there, and three hours back, all for the love of a ............
I hope you don't think less of me, but I just had to bring this little Gallinger 4 harness loom home with me. It's like a homeless cat, except it doesn't need a litter box.
Isn't she sweet?????