John Photo Page
Year 2010
"Leave only footprints, take only memories"
(...and maybe some pictures)
 
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                                                         Eagle Fest, Peekskill, Hudson Valley, NY
                                                            
Barbara and I looked for Bald Eagles near
                                                           
Peekskill, Verplanck & Georges Island, NY
                                                                                                   
February 6, 2010
                                                             Low Country, South Carolina Vacation
                  Barbara & John spend a week exploring the Low Country area of SC
           
We did a couple of paddles with my good friend Michael (of Low Country
                  
Paddlers)
                                                                          
Had a great time in a great state.
                                                                                             
May 1 - May 8, 2010
                                                      John Burroughs' Slabsides, West Park, NY
     
Property belongs to Smithsonian and they have an open house twice a year.
                      
Guided walk on the property and the Slabsides was open to view.
                                                                                                     
Very interesting.
                                                                                                      
Barbara & John
                                                                                                         
May 15, 2010
Weekend trip to Maine
Wanted to visit LL Bean store and see some sites
Visited the store, had some good food, and managed two sites.
                                                                   Evergreen Cemetery, Portland, ME
                                        
Asked at LL Bean where to go for some nature/birding.
                                     
One of the places was nature walk behind the cemetery.
                                                                                                      
Barbara & John
                                                                                                         
May 22, 2010
                                                                        Capisic Pond Park, Portland, ME
                                                       
Another place suggested by LL Bean people.
                                                                
My first Orchard Oriole.  Nice little park.
                                                                                                      
Barbara & John
                                                                                                         
May 22, 2010
                                                                      Moodna Creek, New Windsor, NY
                                                 
Overcast day.  Rain & thunder forced us in early.
                                                                             
Will have to try again someday.
                                                                                                      
Barbara & John
                                                                                                         
May 31, 2010
                                                       Hudson River Cruise from West Point, NY
           
Barbara's friend Sallyann offered us a ride on an Army (West Point) boat.
                                            
We turned around a couple of times due to weather.
                        
Nice day.  Different view than I get from a kayak.  And less work.
                                                                                                          
June 6, 2010
                                                               Hudson River Paddle, Coxsackie, NY
                                  
Wanted a nice flat water paddle with the of seeing wildlife.
                                       
The Hudson River near Coxsackie never lets me down.
                                                                                                                       
John
                                                                                                        
June 18, 2010
                                                                 Orange Lake Paddle, Newburgh, NY
                                                           
Paddle around Orange lake for a look-see.
                                                                                  
Nice lake with some wildlife.
                                                                                                      
Barbara & John
                                                                                                        
June 20, 2010
                                                                                   Basha Kill, Wurtsboro, NY
                                                      
Bald Eagles.  Beautiful, majestic Bald Eagles.
                        
Sorry for all the Bald Eagle photos, but they were so photogenic.
                                                       
Beautiful day.  Nice wildlife.  Great company.
                                                                                                     
Barbara & John
                                                                                                           
July 3, 2010
                                         Slide Mountain Hike, Slide Mountain, Catskills, NY
                                                    
Hiked to the top of Slide Mountain for the view.
                     
Clouds totally covered top of mountain...no view.  None.  Very wet.
                                                                                                                       
John
                                                                                                       
August 3, 2010
                                                                      Kaaterskill Falls, Haines Falls, NY
  
Hiked to the falls.  Trail rocky but faily easy.  Stairs built in at hardest sections.
                               
Beautiful sunny day.  Too sunny.  Hard to get good pictures.
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Barbara & John
                                                                                                     
August 27, 2010
                                                                 Wallkill River Paddle, New Paltz, NY
                                             Early fall Paddle to see if the leaves were changing.
                                                                               
Some color, but not much yet.
                               
Did see turtles and Belted Kingfishers & Great Blue Herons.
                                                                                                     
Barbara & John
                                                                                              
September 18, 2010
                                                                                                  Lake George, NY
                               
Birthday gift to John from Barbara: weekend in Lake George
                                 
Arrived late Friday, had all day Saturday and early Sunday.
                               
Saw some of the sights and took a tour boat ride on the lake
                                                                                                     
Barbara & John
                                                                                          
October 1, 2 & 3, 2010
                                                                                                                  Kittens!
                                                                 
Captured feral kittens in my back yard.
                                                   
Been to vet, been sick and seem all better now.
                                                           
Taming and turning into sweet house pets.
                                                                                     
October - November 2010
Blackie
Buffy
Snuggles