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About adkchrisshaw

Adirondack singer, songwriter, and storyteller

And now, for something totally different,…

After a great conversation with long time friend and Irish music icon, Kevin McKrell, I’ve decided to explore the possibility of personally leading tours of the most interesting locations in the Adirondacks!  Great Camps, the Adirondack Museum, the Wild Center, … Continue reading

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2012 Mountain Snow and Mistletoe at The Egg,…and something new!

  This year Mountain Snow & Mistletoe comes to the Egg on December 15th at 8 PM and 16th at 2 PM!  Bridget and I will be joined once again by “The Mountain Snow Orchestra”, the irrepressible Brian Melick on percussion, … Continue reading

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Quite a summer…

The Summer of 2012 From Equador and the Galapagos Islands, to the Adirondacks we covered a lot of ground this summer!  Here are some photos from a summer that shot by like a rocket! Trips to the track in Saratoga, … Continue reading

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The Holidays approacheth…

  Where did this year go???!?!??  Here we are poised on the brink of another Holiday Season, and it feels like it should still be September!!!!  Silas is playing basketball, (as soon as he recovers from the concussion he got … Continue reading

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A new dawn…

A while ago, I pitched a kind of “Anthony Bourdain” style travel log show to some pretty high powered TV folks who liked the idea, but didn’t pick it up.  I figured that the places I go, and the people … Continue reading

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Summer photo log…

The summer started with a bang, multiple trips north working with the Adirondack Museum, NCC Outdoor Education, and fly fishing with “The Boys”!  Hang on tight, … here we go!

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Spring’s back, and so am I…

To say “It’s been a long winter,” is like saying ” That Shaq fella is kinda’ tall!”  Good riddance.  We spent time following Tink and his buddies in indoor track to keep our minds off the relentless season,… Indoor track, … Continue reading

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Fall musings…

It’s been a while since I’ve posted here, sorry for the lag!  The fall has heralded the beginning of a new school year for the boys, travels to old familiar places for me along withsome time to write, and Bridget … Continue reading

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Summer pick for “Best Restaurant”

2128 Doubleday Avenue Rt. 50, Ballston Spa 518-884-2926 OK,… I know what you’re thinking, “This place isn’t in the Adirondacks!”  And you’re right, of course.  But it IS on the way to, and on the way back from your Adirondack … Continue reading

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T minus two and counting…

With a little more than two weeks before the boys go back to school, their Dad sits here wondering where the summer went!  It seems like about 3 weeks ago I picked them up from school (I was just six … Continue reading

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