In the freezing depressing depths of winter, you want to curl up on the couch, next to a roaring fire with a deep bowl of hearty… chili.
Wine tasting is supposed to be fun, especially if you swallow. For Mary Ellen and her husband Doug Glorie, fun is what’s kept them farming fruits in the Hudson Valley for almost 30 years. Maintaining a Glorie Farm Winery is krazy hard so a sense of humor is mandatory. TweetView full post
One Sunday in November every year, Rosendale, NY celebrates the culinary delights of preserved cucumbers with the International Pickle Festival. Half food festival, half holiday gift fair, the pickle festival completely takes over the Rosendale Community Center making it the perfect event to kick off the cold winter season. TweetView full post
I recently saw an article in the Daily News citing another example of corporate foolery. A woman returning clothes to a Victoria’s Secret found out it’s corporate policy to destroy all returned clothing, ensuring that nothing is re-sold at a discount. Really? Instead of a discount or a sale of ‘irregular’ items, they’d rather destroy them. …View full post
Environmentalism is like religion in the Hudson Valley so it’s fitting that the Earth Day celebration in New Paltz is held at the Reformed Church. New Paltz’s Earth Day Celebration is in its 10th year and growing. If you want to know how the Ulster County community is putting earth first, this is the event. …View full post
Mar 03 2014
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Feb 09 2014
Got cabin fever?
It’s usually around mid-February that you really start to ‘feel’ winter. The holiday’s are over, it’s been cold and grey for weeks and that stupid groundhog….
Just when you feel like the walls are closing in, it’s time to get out for the Chili Tasting Contest!
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Feb 02 2014
I wasn’t around in the 60’s so I couldn’t possibly know what it was like. I’m eternally grateful to those who shed blood and in some cases laid down their life so I’d never know what pre-Civil Rights America was like.
But I’ve still got a bone to pick, with white baby boomers. I get the feeling talking about race makes you really uncomfortable. Really.
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Jan 26 2014
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Jan 20 2014
Who doesn’t hate cleaning up after a storm?
Shoveling, cleaning and trying to restore roadways and walkways to ‘blacktop’ status is well… let’s face it, a pain in the ass.
I did a pair of sister stories about snow removal, how its effecting our environment…
And some innovative ideas to curb any long term damage!
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Jan 20 2014
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Nov 03 2013
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Sep 18 2013
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Sep 04 2013
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