Author: Vanessa Ahern

One Year Pandemic Anniversary: Feeling weird and hopeful

One Year Pandemic Anniversary: Feeling weird and hopeful

One year ago today the pandemic took over our lives. I I am still here, alive, feeling a bit weird, yet hopeful. A year ago today I remember asking my daughter’s beloved bus driver if he had heard any news about school closings. “Nah, nothing 

First Day Hike at Saratoga Spa State Park

First Day Hike at Saratoga Spa State Park

Happy New Year! I began 2020 with an invigorating 3 mile guided hike organized by the Saratoga Spa State Park in Saratoga Springs. Last year’s First Day Hike got postponed due to high winds and I couldn’t make the make up date so I was 

My first Authors Night East Hampton 2019: Introvert’s Tips & Takeaways

My first Authors Night East Hampton 2019: Introvert’s Tips & Takeaways

One of the writerly highlights of my August 2019 didn’t involve any writing at all. I finally attended Authors Night in East Hampton where I enjoyed meeting fellow readers, writers, and authors. The annual fundraising event which raises money for the East Hampton Library attracts 

My Summer 2019 Saratoga County Bucket List

My Summer 2019 Saratoga County Bucket List

It was an exhausting spring, and I’m determined to check out all the fun things to do in Saratoga County that I have been putting off. I’m not traveling this summer so I made a list of places I want to visit in Saratoga County 

My interview on Why The Podcast

My interview on Why The Podcast

Anyone who knows me knows that I am an introvert and I hate public speaking. I joined Toastmasters to try and cure my glossophobia. Completing ten speeches in front of a revolving group of supportive strangers-turned-cheerleaders helped me with the shakes. Even though I don’t