Free Day at MASS MoCA, family ice harvesting at Maritime Museum, Strawberry Hill Fiddlers in Saugerties, Free Nordic Ski Clinics at Mohonk Mountain House, Special Olympics New York State Games call for volunteers
Winterfest on the Hudson Valley Rail Trail, MLK birthday festivities, build a buttefly house and take a Haunted History tour of Beekman Arms
How about some real reflection during this new spin around the sun? Here are three prompts that I find helpful.
January 4-11: Snowshoe at Awosting Falls or go see a Marist basketball game
When you and I spend time together, I tend to move slower than you do, but I do not always require assistance. In your rush to carry my totebags out of politeness, you don’t realize how disoriented I get about where my phone and pillbox are, and a moving target just makes things harder for me. Carrying my own gear is also one small way to work my weakened muscles and practice coordination.
Jeans or jeggings? Short-sleeved tee-shirt or long-sleeved tunic? Miniskirt or maxidress? Until I entered the swirl of seemingly nonstop cancer appointments, I used to dress according to occasion and weather; but now, I base my choices on that day’s medical events.
Dec. 28 – Jan.4: Children’s New Year’s Eve celebrations and First Hikes.
Be a part of the Operation Christmas Cheer card-writing community. My friend created and manages this local card campaign, and the rest of us are simply tasked with showering medically compromised, chronically or terminally ill children with colorful, upbeat cheer.
Gingerbread festival, Hanukkah happenings, A Christmas Carol, Hands-On Décor, Kwanzaa, Nativity Performances.
Cough. Blow nose. Cancel plans. Rinse and repeat.