July and August and typically the busiest vacation months in the Southern Tier.  Don't let the school supplies sightings and Halloween decorations frustrate you.  The truth is, everyone deserves a little get away, even if it's for a day.  In fact, Traci has some great "close-to-home" getaway ideas on a number of posts right here on the Hawk web site.

Along with vacations come camera phones and photos that may haunt you years later.  I have a number of friends in the Binghamton area that are concerned enough to seek therapy.  My advice is keep on high alert as an innocent vacation photo could wind up on the Hawk's vacation hall of fame page!

Here are a few winners to enjoy!

Have a safe and camera cautious vacation my friend.