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Birding at the Sterling Nature Center

@courtesy of the Sterling Nature Center

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Finger Lakes Sweet Treat Trail and Farmers Markets

Who doesn’t like sweet treats? You can find yummy baked goods, ice cream, pies and cookies, jams and jellies, apples, peaches and strawberries, maple syrup and honey and fresh produce right here in Cayuga County on the Sweet Treat Trail Tasting Tour. I decided to investigate my own Tasting Tour on a cold March afternoon. The air was pungent with the mouth-watering fragrance of maple when my sister…

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Memorial Day in Cayuga County

Memorial Day in Cayuga County is celebrated with many wonderful events: a parade downtown, a Duck Derby managed by Kiwanis where you can name a little yellow rubber ducky, and if their duck leads the pack to the finish line, wonderful prizes await you--the lucky duck. Musical sensations abound at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse; “Singin' in the Rain” will open on May 29 th thru June 19 th . And at the…

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Secret Gardens in the Finger Lakes

The welcoming honk of migrating Canada geese and the wafting aroma of cow are true heralds of Spring in the Finger Lakes. My fingers have been twitching for the last few weeks as the snow has started to melt and the temperatures are reaching up close to 60. I am ready to start getting dirt under my fingernails. This means some thoughtful pondering about new plants for both the flower and vegetable…

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