What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: the path of life, getting into the mood, an uncommon thrill, the full pleasure of the thing, taste testing cupcakes, Yellow Rock Cafe, Cafe Lark, a Cuban sandwich, cider donut bread pudding, a scenic race, New Hampshire, late autumn, and a house.

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Amy on how life often doesn't turn out the way you expect it to.

Silvia traced the roads of her memories.

Carl told the story of the famous Albany photographer who once remarked: "You just can't make superlative pictures of men and then get yourself into the mood for women. You can't do it, I say."

Paula recounted the "uncommon thrill" of when the Hilton Sisters came to Albany.

Daniel reflected on how "the first time almost never provides you with the full pleasures of the thing."

Ashley taste tested cupcakes from around Saratoga.

Jerry tried the Yellow Rock Cafe at Indian Ladder for breakfast.

Julie ate a breakfast sandwich and observed the walk of shame at Cafe Lark.

J+R enjoyed "a delectable Cuban sandwich" Comfort Kitchen.

Lorre embraced the cider donut bread pudding.

Jen ran "the most scenic race I've ever run" in the Hudson Valley.

Jon shared some beautiful scenes from hiking in New Hampshire.

Jackie took in some late autumn details at Moreau Lake State Park.

And Christine and her husband bought a house!

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