King of the Mountain AAU Tournament

Eric played in what was likely his last 2018 AAU tournament with his Mohawk Valley Elite team. They lost a close game to a much large Coast-to-Coast team, won their 2nd game by ~30 points and lost their final game to the Connecticut Titans by 30 points. Eric played well; mainly playing good defense, passing […]

Our House

Eric has been taking lots of pictures to enhance his final project (and grade) for his digital photography class; flowers, ponds, streams, woodpile, etc. He took this picture from our pasture looking at the backside of our house and garage.

Mohawk Valley Elite Spring Tournament

Eric and his Mohawk Valley Elite AAU team played four games in a one day tournament on Saturday hosted at Accelerate Sports Complex. The team started off the season with a record of 1-8 and finished the last nine games 7-2 in tournament play. Eric played mainly as a wing. His strength was the ability […]

AAU Hoopfest @ Mohonasen

Eric played in single day AAU tournament held at Mohonasen on Saturday. They won their 1st two games by margins of 4 and 20 points earning their way to the championship game by virtual of point differential (1 point). Eric had his usual performance, not scoring much but setting picks, rebounding and playing defense on […]

Ice Out

Kathryn and I took a walk through the woods, but found 6″ of snow in several places. The ice cleared off of two of our ponds, but not this one.

With the help of the dogs we chased the Canada Geese off one of our ponds and then located our evergreen trees in the […]

What’s Going On?

It seems like spring weather. We heard red-winged blackbirds for the first time Sunday evening; they are usually the first arrivals. They have been singing like crazy since then. Our snow is mostly gone; just patches left scattered around. Which means we had to engage in the first round of the annual spring pick-up-dog-poop-in-the-yard ritual. […]

2017-18 JV Basketball Season

Eric finished his 2017-18 JV basketball season. As a freshman he was usually the 2nd player off the bench and got a reasonable amount of playing time. He missed some games and practices due to recurring strep throat, but pushed through at the end. Overall the team had a successful season with losses to Cooperstown, […]

Seattle

Kathryn took Stone and Eric to Pacific NorthWest for an 8 day vacation. They spent 2 days in Seattle (indoor rock climbing, Seattle Center, Science Museum/Planetarium, Seattle Aquarium, the waterfront and oversized Ferris Wheel, Pike’s Place Market, and up the Space Needle.

They spent 3 days in a beautiful condo (with an outstanding ocean […]

2017 Christmas Tree

Kathryn and I picked out our tree; trimmed the lower branches and let it soak overnight in a bucket in the garage. Saturday we set it up and Sunday Eric, Kathryn and I decorated. Some of my favorite ornaments including bubble lights, some outdoor themes and decorations made by Ed.

 

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HP JV Bball vs Cooperstown

HP lost 72-71 in overtime to Cooperstown. Eric played much of the game; scoring 4 points by making 2 free throws and a floater in the lane.