Blogs from Saratoga Springs, Saratoga County, New York, United States, North America

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SARATOGA SPRINGS, NEW YORK I arrived in Albany from Sarasota as scheduled. I used some of my accumulated miles from previous trips to fly first class. First time I had booked first class (I have been upgraded on a few previous flights) and I know why it’s called first class. My car I booked at Hertz wasn’t ready, so they upgraded me to a bigger car. I only had to wait a few minutes, so the upgrade was a real gift. I got to my sister’s house earlier than she (Bev) expected, so my brother-in-law (Bob) and I checked out some of his home brew (very good) and some good beers from production breweries also. My sister prepared a great dinner featuring grilled steak. Sunday, I went to church at St. Mary’s in Ballston Spa. It ... read more
RETURNING TO THE BARN
IN THE PADDOCK
DOWNTOWN SARATOGA


The little boys (Jack 8 and Casey 10) are lively and fun to be with. We had a few days with them while their parents were otherwise occupied. Glens Falls is a little more than half way between Rutland, Vermont and Ballston Lake, New York so Chris (their father) met us at Frank's Pizza Shop near the Lake George outlet malls (Routes 9 and 149) to make the exchange. No shopping this day! Instead we headed south on Rt. 9 toward Glens Falls to Fun Spot. Fun Spot is well named. The boys drove mini cars (Wes had to be with Jack as he hasn't yet met the requisite height 54"). They played in a very cool indoor gym and we signed them up for a few rounds of the highlight of the experience - laser ... read more
Great Docents at the Saratoga Automobile Museum
Beautiful High Performance Cars
Where's Jack?


Saw a phish show in Saratoga state park. The park was beautiful. We had to walk through a golf course to get to the venue. The venue was pretty large with two levels of seats and a huge lawn. We had lawn tickets so finding a spot to hang out was difficult. We ended up relatively close and have a good view of the venue TV screen. Show was great with the end of the sets being there strong parts. Driving back home to Grand Rapids, Mi tonight.... read more




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