Winter Fun at Lapland Lake

We spent the weekend at Lapland Lake, and I wrote a review of it for Wow, everyone there really loves winter. It’s pretty amazing. We left on Friday night, and I was a little stressed out, actually. I’d originally said that we’d arrive around dinner time, but then M had an evening soccer game, … [Read more…]

We Go See Taylor Swift

On Thursday, we drove down to New Jersey, met my sister and three out of four members of her family for dinner, and then my sister and her 12-year-old daughter and Cute W, M, J, and I all went to see Taylor Swift in Newark. We had an excellent time, even though the only way … [Read more…]

Music Together

Yesterday the girls stumbled on some of our old kids’ music. First they landed on some really insipid stuff from a CD that someone had given me, and I came into the kitchen and said, “Oh my gosh, that stuff was awful even back when you were a toddler! You’ve got to get some of … [Read more…]

Laurie Berkner Giveaway!

Omigosh, omigosh! I am super-excited because I have yet another giveaway, and it’s an excellent prize for somebody: a family 4-pack of tickets to see The Laurie Berkner Band!         They’re playing at Proctors on Saturday, January 7th at 11 am, and tickets are $25 to $35. If you don’t know Laurie … [Read more…]

Free Concerts this Summer

I’ve been looking into free events this summer. There’s all sorts of stuff available, but there are tons of concerts. I think I’m going to compile them into a page that you can click onto on the right. For those of you who are new to the blog, I’ll plan on adding these concerts into … [Read more…]

Still More Free Summer Events

Welcome to the splendor of auto-post!  Hopefully you won’t miss me a bit this week while I am attempting to connect to nature instead of cyberspace.  My Facebook links might be a little tardy, and if you’ve never commented here before and try to do so this week, your comments might not appear until I’m … [Read more…]

More Music This Week

I have a couple of items that I missed back when I did the week’s post. First, the Nisky Dixie Cats will be playing at the Niskayuna Town Gazebo tonight (Tuesday) at 7 pm, and The Rogues will be playing rock and roll on Thursday at 7 pm at the gazebo. The Homespun Occasions folks … [Read more…]

Another Week o’ Fun

Phew!  So much is going on this week.  Here’s what I’ve found: All Week: Don’t forget that there’s plenty more going on at William K. Sanford (Colonie) Library and Albany Public Library. The Clifton Park Not-So-Common Players are performing Once Upon a Mattress in Clifton Commons at 7:30 pm from 7/22-7/25. It’s the Saratoga County … [Read more…]