well winter has really arrived

well I’m packing my suitcase and heading south for a few weeks, well only 2 , but that will take care of Jan. and if need be ill go straight back down there if feb. is bad.  so I’ve been busy with  the newest member of my camera family My Fujifilm X T10.  and I’ve been also busy purchasing gear for it.  since it has a retro look ,i just received. my retro case. and later today  my zoom lens should arrive.

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it took me a while to figure out this little puzzle, but once i did, i was very pleased with the look. i had to hurry and get a case, i felt like i was taking a baby out with out being baptized.”)
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on my way to the conservatory on our first frigid day (12 Degrees). saw this, another light box. in front of a firehouse.
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Lamberton Conservatory. one day I’m going to find out way these buildings are all built the same way
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the poinsettia x.mas tree.
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still working on the settings, but i was really happy with this shot.  yes thats right its a turtle eating a tomato.
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ahh can ya feel the warmth…
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how ’bout some dry heat… sure felt good  this is probably my favorite room at the conservatory.
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well it was time to move along.. and i ran over to Lake Ontario (a great Lake ), and as cold as it was. there was a woman sitting taking photos with her huge DSLR.. i shot off a few and ran back into the car.  we like to come up here during the seasons, to catch sunsets, and to wave to our neighbors in Canada .

 

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last but not least. a look out at the Bay. the colors were extraordinary for this time of year.

and that does it. im so happy with my new camera. im actually going to sell My DSLR when i return from Florida.  if you stopped by, i hoped you enjoyed my little tour around the neighborhood, a little different than my last blog..eh:)!

and thanks. Have an awesome rest of the week.  next time i post.. ill be in sunny Florida.

 

Part 2 of my short Mountain Vacation

Going between old forge ,Inlet, and Blue Mnt. Lake NY, can get challenging  at times, and fall being one of the times, especially if they decide to lay new asphalt. but, it was all good , we dealt with it ,with a positive attitude.

one of my favorite stops.. Raquette Lake
one of my favorite stops.. Raquette Lake,NY. we usually get on the boat you see over in the corner,  and take the ride, and learn about the all the Important people.. from back in the day.. Important ,powerful and very very rich !!  but im gonna pass that by this blog:)
like stepping into another era... this box of a building sits on Raquette lake, offering a small grocery store, the post office and... over favorite place... of course
like stepping into another era… this box of a building sits on Raquette lake, offering a small grocery store, the post office and… over favorite place… of course  the TAP ROOM.  its crazy kool, like you cant imagine.  they do serve some bar food, and there’s a juke box, and all the Raquette(ters)…lol…i don’t know what they call the people who live here, but they can sure tell some good stories. and they are all to ready to tell you ..probably the biggest fish tale you’ll ever hear. . we always stop in when we r here. but it was too early this day
a quick ride back to the other end... Old Forge... they have the biggest  hard ware/five&dime store you'll ever find. another haunt of ours
a quick ride back to the other end… Old Forge… they have the biggest hard ware/five&dime store you’ll ever find. another haunt of ours
yep more hard ware store
yep more hard ware store, i could go on and on but we’ll stop here and continue on our little adventure
the deer are so use to seeing people, i was standing right next to this guy/gal
the deer are so use to seeing people, i was standing right next to these two

well its time to move along

just driving to our next stop
just driving to our next stop
 getting close now:)
getting close now:)
early supper at another favorite place of our The RED DOG. just down the road from our motel..very handy:)
early supper at another favorite place of ours The RED DOG. just down the road from our motel..very handy:) there use to be a big red  Irish setter who walked around all the time, but we’ve been coming for 30 years now. Hes long gone:(
u can see from the flags on the ceiling.. they get many out of state visitors:)
u can see from the flags on the ceiling.. they get many out of state and country visitors:)
smelling a few flowers along the way, back to our motel
smelling a few flowers along the way, back to our motel
the Motel Mascot , He is an awesome dog
the Motel Mascot , He is an awesome dog, yes thats my shadow
wondering if theres going to be a camp fire tonight. i go the marshmallows
wondering if theres going to be a camp fire tonight. i go the marshmallows….
no way am i ever gonna sit in that swing.   behind that swing is a 50 ft. drop
no way am i ever gonna sit in that swing. behind that swing is a 50 ft. drop
well.. doesnt look  like a fire tonight, too wet out. . thanks for stopping by.  next up is the Museum.. see ya all in a few day
well.. doesn’t look like a fire tonight, too wet out. . thanks for stopping by. next up is the Museum.. see ya all in a few days

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