All aboard the Polar Express; Mini Maker Faire in Poughkeepsie; craft your crown for Sinterklaas, and more.
Teen film fest, Victorian nutting party, pirate story, model trains, soccer youth clinic and more.
In my dying, socializing asks more of me than I can often give. Like love, death is bigger than us. I am discovering that my end-of-life journey requires different energy and rhythms from my previous life patterns. I also do not desire your reassurance to “feel better” about my health situation, nor am I in a position to shoulder your grief.
My husband estimates that my innate worth has grown 47 cents due to the three new tiny gold seeds in my head (probably as close as I’ll ever get to wearing a tinfoil hat). This metal trio is smaller than rice and glued onto my skull to help point the radiation beam to the correct spot in my brain. My husband was delighted that the doctor jokingly said he could bring his own drill along.
Woodstock & New Paltz vie for Halloween Central honors, trick-or-treat on campus, HalloWoodstock at the animal sanctuary, Spooktacular at the Children’s Museum, Rocky Horror Show Broadway Workshop at SUNY-New Paltz and much more.
Candlelight Ghost Tours at Clermont, Beacon hosts pumpkin-carving marathon, Family Day at Vassar’s Lehman Loeb Art Center
When it comes to information about my condition, I don’t want story – I want science! Seeing the screen myself, I was able to integrate the doctor’s reporting with actual numbers along with visuals.
Children’s Day at Headless Horseman, a musical round robin in Beacon, and Fall Family Fun Fest at Ashokan Center.
Making arrangements for what happens to one’s body after death is difficult, but, once complete, the feeling is liberating.
Festivals at Forsyth Nature Center in Kingston and along the Wallkill in New Paltz; “What are you afraid of?”