Celebrate yourself – like a grand dame

It’s Wednesday and I’m almost recovered from a fairly epic weekend. I understand that people sometimes have complicated feelings about birthdays, or maybe more specifically aging, but my philosophy is that each one is to be honored and celebrated. You know that Pink Floyd lyric about “shorter of breath and one day closer to death,” … Continue reading Celebrate yourself – like a grand dame

3 friends, 2 cities, 1 lucky human – part 2

On Sunday, it was time to head north of Albany with two vintage friends for a little time in Saratoga Springs. We were at our hotel by noon, parked the car and took off on foot to explore Broadway and all it offers. The Holiday Inn where we stayed was super convenient to Congress Park … Continue reading 3 friends, 2 cities, 1 lucky human – part 2

Saratoga morning

I understand that, to some people, going to the track involves a pink sheet and placing bets, but I've always enjoyed it best early in the morning before the crowds arrive.  The true beauty of the facility and the horses just shines when the day is new and the air is fresh.  It was a … Continue reading Saratoga morning

SUP yoga – Take 2

Despite not having been impressed with the class I took last month in P'town, I decided to give stand up paddle boarding yoga a second try recently. Although I'm still not completely hooked on the concept, I had a much more positive experience this time around and that's saying a lot considering I was the … Continue reading SUP yoga – Take 2

Seen all over the TU

I had a pretty busy weekend. If you have any doubt of that, check out the timesunion.com homepage from earlier today. In the upper left hand corner, there's my Seen gallery from Friday night's Dave Matthews Band show at SPAC. Hitting at least one show at Dave's annual two night stop in Saratoga is a tradition for … Continue reading Seen all over the TU

Has anyone seen the bridge?

After vacillating for days, I made the decision Sunday morning to spend my afternoon catching some bonus paddle boarding time.  My early obligation of the day went surprisingly smoothly and I just couldn't resist the opportunity to get on the water for one more time this season. I arrived at the Kayak Shack in Saratoga … Continue reading Has anyone seen the bridge?