Visitors can grab a bucket and wander through the colorful field, picking as much flowers as will fit in the bucket. The donation goes to one of five local worthy causes, which the picker gets to choose.
“What’s worse than raining cats and dogs? Hailing taxis.”
Saturday-Sunday, August 11-12: It’s all due to a backwards comet. All we need are mostly clear skies.
Sunday, August 12: One of the thought-provoking works on view is Birds Watching by Jenny Kendler, current artist-in-residence with the Natural Resources Defense Council. It’s a site-specific installation of 100 reflective aluminum signs, each depicting a large scaled, realistic bird’s eye. Each represents a species of bird facing the threat of extinction due to climate change. The birds are watching us humans, it seems to say, to find out what we’re going to do about it.
Just a stone’s throw from the heart of the bustling Village of New Paltz lies an oxbow, a river, meadows, labyrinthlike paths, contemplative benches and a breathtaking view of the Shawangunk Ridge.
“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass…It’s about learning to dance in the rain.”
State wildlife expert Richard Thomas found that a woodchuck could (and does) chuck around 35 cubic feet of dirt in the course of digging a burrow. If a woodchuck could chuck wood, Thomas estimated, it would chuck an amount equivalent to the weight of the dirt, or 700 pounds, which is a big pile.
I always thought a breaking heart was a bad or sad thing. But my heart has been broken open by love countless times.
Saugerties woman offers picturesque guided kayak jaunts.
Getting lost, close to civilization.