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Today I am celebrating a visit to my 87 year old mother in ‘Upstate’ for which read ‘northwestern’ New York state.
The location is Keuka Lake, one of the glacier-born Finger Lakes of new York, famous for wines.
It is a stunning spot, as this photo shows, bordered by vineyards.
|Keuka Lake, with a view of The Bluff, New York|
Mom is handling her second year of widowhood with her usual courage and aplomb. Dad probably found her a charming handful She always loved him (exasperatedly) but recently she has said, “You know, Diana – he made sure I was provided for.”
That he did.
So I’m heading to Penn Yan NY (so-named because it was settled by Pennsylvanians and Yankees, and the name was a whole lot better than its original, which was ‘Hellzapoppin’.
What are you celebrating?
The lake is lovely! Have a wonderful weekend!
Enjoy! The best to you & your mom.
What a gorgeous place to settle down! I hope you have a wonderful visit with your mom. Happy Friday!!
Very nice! The picture never did load on my computer but I'm sure it's beautiful if there's a lake involved. Enjoy your weekend with your mom!
Looks gorgeous! Enjoy the time with your mom. She sounds like a very special person 🙂
We vacationed on Keuka Lake a few years ago. Absolutely Beautiful! Say Hi, to your mom for me.
Have a nice visit with your mom! 🙂
I hope you have a great time visiting with your mom!
You mother sounds like one heck of a lady! I wanna live in Hellzapoppin'!! It sounds like it must be a very entertaining town! 🙂
Hi Diana .. so pleased you're being able to see your mother – she does sound like a live-wire .. that's a beautiful part of the world … Cheers and enjoy that visit – Hilary
I don't know. I think they should've stuck with Hellzapoppin'! Have fun with your mom.