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Hello all.
Well as you can see we got a little snow here in the Dacks this week. Temps have been dropping and are in the 30s during the day and high 20s at night. Fall is a great time to be here in the adirondacks, there are lots of festivals going on like the octoberfest, and lets not forget all the fright fests and pumpkin smashing.

The high peaks are awesome this time of year as long as you dress for it. All along the trails you can see wildlife and if you like canoeing then after a great hike you can paddle one of the many lakes in the area.

At the end of the day if you still want adventure, you can catch a show in the stary skies. It might not be the northern lights of the great north but it is pretty amazing.

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Living in the "DACKS"

Posted 10-21-2013 at 06:47 PM by gzarboni
Updated 10-26-2013 at 12:09 AM by gzarboni (spelling errors)

Hey all, I just wanted to share a little bit about living in the north eastern part of the Adirondacks "DACKS" in New York.
What can I say about the dacks? We live in a small town in the woods. We are only 20 miles from the US/Canadian border, about 60 miles from Montreal and it is these woods that I call home.
The temps have finally returned to normal, mid 40s and low 50s. Last few weeks have been in the mid 60s to low 70s. Just about all the leaves are gone and hunting season has started.
The northeastern part of the Adirondack park is beautiful this time of year, There is so much history and tradition here. I am an inport to this part of the country but my wife was born here, and has traveled and lived all over the US. There is no place like home for us and our family.
The park has over 6 million acres of forests and thousands of lakes and streams. This place is like paradice. There is a little of something for everyone. Fishing,hunting,hiking, nature photography,sking and snowboarding, cross country sking and snowshoeing under the stars when they have the moonlight trails open. You can take a historic train ride or visit many of the museums.
The weather here can turn on a dime, so it is best to be prepared for anything. I can tell you that I was married in October and the temps were in the 60s. the following weekend we had 2' of snow and the temp was high 20s.
My family is all ready for the winter months and looking forward to them. Hunting season is here and I am hoping to put a little venison on the table. We also have winter bonfires where all our friends come, the kids slide on the hills in the yard or get pulled around on the snow machines and 4 wheelers. We keep a pot of hot chocolate for the kids available, we make homemade vension chili and shoot the bull in front of the fire.
As for now we are making sure that other family members are ready for winter and if not we all do our part to help out.
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    Keep it coming Glen, Some pictures would be a hit with me.............
    Posted 10-21-2013 at 07:40 PM by Ard Ard is offline
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    gzarboni's Avatar
    You got it Ard. I think that this will be a weekly thing. I am going to post pics of me anfd the family starting next blog entry.
    Posted 10-21-2013 at 08:35 PM by gzarboni gzarboni is offline
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    I know where you are talking about. Have been threw there a bunch of times. I miss living somewhere where you can have a fire pit for roasting creature and the accompanying activities.
    Posted 10-25-2013 at 12:11 PM by random user random user is offline

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