Showing posts from April 5, 2015

Visit the Kids, Baby Goats at Asgaard Farm & Dairy

April 11 is the 2nd annual Kidding Day at Asgaard Farm and Dairy A Springtime Farm Visit isn't Old-Fashioned Family Fun! It's about showing children/kids where food comes from.  While the rest of us have been searching for spring under all the latest snow, Asgaard Farm and Dairy has been getting signs of spring since early March in the form of over 70 baby goats. Perhaps the reason there is still so much snow in the Adirondacks, Mother Nature has been waiting for the annual Asgaard Farm Kidding Day.  The owners and staff at Asgaard encourage visitors any time of the year, but this April 11 from 10 am – 3 pm is dubbed Kidding Day. During Kidding Day the barns are open for people to walk through. Some goats are grouped in smaller pens while other goats wander around in an open barn. There are other animals to view and a full store to browse. There is food provided during Kidding Day, but if last year is an indicator, it goes quickly. It is serviced on a first come, fi

Teacher Will Walk from Saranac Lake, Lake Placid to Albany: Support Public School Education

Join Saranac Lake teacher Maria DeAngelo April 17 18, 19, 20 as she walks to Albany through the Adirondack Park.  *Updated with Friday Departure Time!  How do you solve a problem, like Maria?  If you want to teach children how to solve a problem, no better example exists than my daughter's New York State (NYS) 6th grade public school teacher, Maria DeAngelo. Maria's dynamic approach to teaching is the same in and out of the classroom. She is not just talking the talk, but walking the talk. Starting on April 17, 2015 Ms. D (Maria) is asking students, teachers, children, administrators and especially the  New York State Board of Education  and  Governor Cuomo  to look at public education from the inside out and take a  "Walk in Our Shoes." DeAngelo is hitting the road and walking from Saranac Lake, Lake Placid, through the Adirondacks, to Albany in support of public education. Maria DeAngelo (Ms. D) is the type of teacher that my children have had the pr

Picture Quote: Inspiration for springtime snowfall!

"Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished." ~ Lao Tzu (640-531 BC) Chinese Philosopher