Taughannock Falls

The area around Ithaca, NY and Cayuga Lake is known for its gorges.  In fact, an Ithaca Chamber of Commerce promotion says, "Ithaca is Gorge-ous!". Taughannock Falls is one of the most spectacular, falling 260' to the pool below. Thought for the Day:  The hardness of the butter is proportional to the softness of the … Continue reading Taughannock Falls

College Fitness

In an earlier post (click here) I showed the Cornell Crew practicing in the lake, with the Cornell bell tower up on the hill in the background.  The shot above is taken from up near the bell tower, shown at left. This campus is soooo hilly, my car felt like a golf cart needing a recharge.  The bell … Continue reading College Fitness

Crewing

It was a late October afternoon when I arrived in Ithaca, New York.  Having driven from Detroit, across Canada, and down the full length (40 miles) of Lake Cayuga, I was only thinking about finding the hotel.  But the sight of colorful shells gliding up and down the lake got my full attention When I made … Continue reading Crewing