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Oh thank goodness, the summer heat is behind us. I miss the blooms, the green trees, and the margaritas. But I don’t miss the heat, humidity, and A/C bill … that’s for sure.

In celebration of autumn, my friend and I headed to the Queens County Farm for their annual Amazing Maize Maze.

As summer fades, a flower withers.

Burnt oranges and golden yellows make autumn that much more special.

Maybe I’m the only one who finds beauty in decay, but doesn’t this flower just touch your heart? Heading to get in line for the maze, we walked through the Farm’s garden. It was really charming. I’m thrilled we went out there, and it was much easier to find via public transportation than I could ever have imagined!

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This is an oldie but a goodie … on Amtrak one fine day riding up the Hudson to meet my mother in Albany, I vowed that I would shoot the lovely sights you can see from the train’s windows as you whiz by. Many of the shots were quite blurry, as you can imagine, but this one really struck me.

Taken this past winter.

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The Good Stuff, originally uploaded by mebore.photography.

Surprisingly tasty … and perfectly hit the spot after hiking Watkins Glen State Park at the base of Seneca Lake. Nothing like a beautiful day, good friends, and a cold beer. Am I right?

Just wish that damn Bud Light cup weren’t in the background!

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The Finger Lakes are one of my favorite regions of New York. All the better they’re a five hour drive from NYC, which means there are few of my “peeps” around. It seems like a whole new world.

We rented a house for a long weekend … hiked … tasted wine … bought wine … and ate delicious food made with our own hands. Bellissimo!

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