Monthly Archives: July 2013

Coconut Cheesecake Bars

I have been paying Canton, NY a visit every now and then for work.  It’s a tiny little town in the North Country.  While it is a bit of a hike, whenever I find myself up there for a meeting, … Continue reading

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ChezSylvia Weekend Adventure: Good Morning Manhattan!

Manhattan before 7am on a Saturday has a rather comforting quietness to it. The streets are as empty as they will ever be.  As the sun rises the new day shines and reflects off of the glass facades of buildings … Continue reading

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Searching for a Running Buddy, Stopping for Shrimp and Coconut Grits

Finding a running buddy is like dating. You can run a lot with an assortment of people, hoping to find the right group or person you click with enough to start meeting on a regular basis. The unwritten rule of … Continue reading

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Not Just for Bagels and Frosting: Peanut Butter and Cream Cheese Sandwiches

I switched cable providers recently.  When I moved in, there was only one provider to choose from.  It seems when they built the building, they entered into a contract with this provider and everything was wired up for them.  However, … Continue reading

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Hot Weather calls for some Coconut Ice-y Cream Goodness

I ran out of Bodyglide this weekend. As I was getting ready for yet another hot sweaty run, I used whatever I had left hoping it would be enough. It was….just enough. I stopped in at a Dick’s Sporting Goods … Continue reading

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Race Report: Putnam County Classic 8 Mile Race

Last night, on a complete whim, I decided to run the Putnam County Classic, 8 mile race.  I wanted to go for a run, and I figured, I hadn’t raced in awhile, so why not.  It was sort of close … Continue reading

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Fireworks and a Dead Battery

So I learned a lesson the hard way: Always charge your camera battery (or carry an extra!)! My town was having their fourth of July fireworks show, and this year, I was going to practice my night photography skills and … Continue reading

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