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A Tiny Little Mini-Rant Toward Those Who Hate Watertown


Since making my home (and making up my mind that this IS my home) in Watertown, NY, I have more or less gotten over the whole idea that there is “nothing to do here.”

Agreed that (since it is March 21 and it is snowing today) winter can get really long and tedious, but I am of the opinion that you make it what you want it to be.

I'll keep this short and hopefully sweet, since I'm not the ranting type.

Do more. If you're “stuck” here, cope by getting out there. Live.

No, it's not New York City. It's not even Syracuse. But it's not the middle of Alaska or Siberia or the Gobi desert either.

There IS stuff to do:

I plan to take Hunk to a MOMS Club outing this week where he will cook his own lunch. Let him do the work for once. Maybe that will improve his appreciation for all the meals I cook for him, right?

We just lined up a play date with new friends we met at McDonald's Play Place on Diva's last snow day.

We're planning a visit to the Strong Museum of Play in Rochester in April.

Next weekend is the Great Outdoor Family Expo at the Fairgrounds YMCA in Watertown.

I'm planning ahead for this summer by keeping an eye out for a kayak and/or a windsurfing board on Craigslist for my Mother's Day gift.

I just volunteered to help out with marketing for the North Country Arts Council and possibly the Greater Watertown Jaycees' Emerge NNY event.

Snoozeville? Nothing to do?!

Sometimes, between meetings and events, you do have to just go with the flow.

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