Touring the Thousand Islands Region: A Glimpse of Victorian Summers at the Thousand Island Park

Imagine a by-gone era when Victorian summer days were spent outdoors; croquet, badminton, tennis, fishing, boating or modestly swimming with friends. Evenings were for family gatherings, playing card and board games. Tucked away at the southwestern tip of Wellesley Island, New York, such a place still exists in the summer community of Thousand Island Park (TIP). Our…

One Year of Blogging: Our Top 10 Postcards

On our 1st anniversary of blogging, here are the top 10 postcards of the year. It’s interesting to note that 4 out of 10 images were captured in Brockville. I don’t have to take a trip around the world or be on a yacht in the Mediterranean to have happiness. I can find it in…

Adirondack Eats: Tail O’ The Pup

If the big bold sign doesn’t grab your attention then the traffic pulling in and out of the parking area will slow you down. Nestled halfway between Saranac Lake and Lake Placid along route 86 in Raybrook, New York you’ll find Tail O’ The Pup, a classic roadside eatery. Since 1927, this family restaurant has been a popular roadside…