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The Rebel Butterfly Some of us follow the crowd while others chart their own course. Here this butterfly is a bit of a rebel; instead of visting flowers in bloom, like butterfly bushes he decided to go for a walk on a rai...
When I am taking a road trip one of the things I like to do to pass the time is study license plates; and now and then I would spot a funny one which would become the topic of conversation. So what can you tell from these license plates in the photo?
Spring Today!! So today was the official start of spring. It was a day full of sunshine; but just when I thought things were looking up I had to listen to the weather forecast and wouldn't you know it there is talk of a bit of snow tomorrow and maybe o...
The Red Hook Winter Market has been a great success and an inspiration for other communities. I have had the opportunity to visit and purchase organic meat, produce and much more. This event showcases local farms, small businesses, as well as local musicians. Time:10:00 AM - 2:00 PM When: March ...
Shadows on the Hudson is a participant in Hudson Valley Restaurant Week Once again it is the Hudson Valley restaurant week. This year it runs from March 14-27. Most of the restaurants are in Wetschester however Shadows on the Hudson is one of the Mid Hudson Valley restaurant participating. Here...
Clouds in the Sky I love to look up at the sky to watch the clouds float by; or at the stars lighting up the night sky. I am never disappoint because the scenes are always changing. This is what I consider one of nature's slideshow.
I know you will agree with me that not all land is suitable for building a home. Yet, over the years I have observed this fatal mistake. Why would someone build on land that is less than desirable? The land was inherited The land was cheap There are more reasons but most of them will probably fa...
I am looking forward to more daylight in the evening, therefore I can forego an hour on Sunday if that's what it takes. After this yearly occurence of setting the clock ahead, I really begin to feel like spring is around the corner especially when I see a few bulbs peeping out of the ground. The ...
Dutchess County Real Estate Market Report February 2011 The February 2011 Dutchess County single family home sales were not that much different from February 2010. There were only 2 additional sales. However more expensive homes sold this year. The average sale price last February was $29...
Skippy the happy Squirrel When I was a child I read about Skippy the squirrel. My only encounter with a squirrel was on the page of a book. How things have changed, I now see more squirrel than I want to. I still think of Skippy though as that diligent squirrel collecting nuts in preparation for ...