Top 5 Stories of the Week

Jan. 19 – 25

On Sunday, we scan our analytics to find out which stories our readers clicked on the most at

Finger Lakes Named Among Best Wine Travel Destinations

The Finger Lakes region “is home to some of the best cool-climate wines in America.”

The Finger Lakes region has been named one of the "10 Best Wine Travel Destinations for 2015" by Wine Enthusiast magazine -- right up there with the Loire and Rhone Valley regions of France, Piedmont, Italy, Mendocino County, Calif., and others.

Clear Path Helps Veterans

Helping veterans and their families transition to a healthy, satisfying non-military life.

How do veterans respond to the wellness therapies offered at Clear Path for Veterans?

Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions: Hack Your Brain

How to hack our brain to help change our habits.

We would all like to eat less, exercise more, and finally finish that project. It would be so easy if we could just change our habits to do these things.

Resolve not to Resolve

You know by now that resolutions are a setup for failure. Can you even remember what your resolution was last year?

This year will be different! This time I’ll really do it! No more sugar! No white flour! I’ll exercise every day! No more excuses!

Free Will Astrology

Jan. 21 – 27.

ARIES (March 21-April 19) Is there a patron saint of advertising or a goddess of marketing or a power animal that rules publicity and promotion? If so, I'm going to find out, then pray to them in your behalf. It's high time for your underappreciated talents and unsung accomplishments to receive more attention. And I am convinced that the astrological moment is ripe for just such a development. Help me out here, Aries. What can you do to get your message out better? What tricks do you have for attracting the interest of those who don't know yet about your wonders? Polish up your self-presentation, please.

Beating the Mid-Winter Blues at Dinosaur Bar-B-Que

A mid-winter’s night at Dinosaur Bar-B-Que

If it were us kids, while growing up, my parents would ask if we were brought up in a barn when the door was left open.

Top 5 Stories of the Week

Jan. 12 – 18

On Sunday, we scan our analytics to find out which stories our readers clicked on the most at

Wake Robin Farm Cuts Back After Owner’s Farm Injury

Wake Robin Farm is a 75-acre farm near the village of Jordan

If you're a regular at the Central New York Regional Market on Saturdays or do your food shopping at the Syracuse Real Food Co-Op, you might wonder why you're not seeing Wake Robin Farm and the Schader family at the usual spot in Shed A or the cream-on-top yogurt in the co-op dairy department.

Free Will Astrology

Jan. 14 – 20

ARIES (March 21-April 19) You will never make anything that lasts forever. Nor will I or anyone else. I suppose it's possible that human beings will still be listening to Beethoven's music or watching The Simpsons TV show 10,000 years from today, but even that stuff will probably be gone in 5 billion years, when the sun expands into a red giant star. Having acknowledged that hard truth, I'm happy to announce that in the next five weeks you could begin work in earnest on a creation that will endure for a very long time. What will it be? Choose wisely!