Delaware County’s northern border is less than two hours from Kingston via Route 28. There are lots of opportunity to wind down and connect with nature. Maybe that sounds good to you, too. Here are a few suggestions along a circular route easily done in a day, and tailored to a world still somewhat pandemic-restricted.
Ecologically, the “ideal” lawn is not much better than an asphalt parking lot.
When I told my best friend that I was writing an article on clutter cleaning, she told me that when she was cleaning out her attic she had found no less than three copies of Clear Your Clutter with Feng Shui, a decluttering classic by Karen Kingston.
Kathy Ruttenberg artist and ceramicist Elizabeth Lesser writer, artist with words Donald Elder painter
Stuck at home? For some families who had space to spare in their homes or yards, the answer was obvious: Build them a new play structure, or add onto an existing one. Better yet, let the kids help!
Gardiner officials are going back to the drawing board for the design of the proposed Short-Term Rental Law. A special meeting has been scheduled on March 16 for the Town Board to discuss changes to the new legislation, which will make home rentals of under 30 consecutive nights legal in Gardiner for the first time, as well as regulate them.
If ever a massive display of blooming plants, shrubs, and trees was called for to perk up the winter blahs, now is the time. Wandering an Adams Fairacre Farms greenhouse bursting with color and horticultural artistry is a familiar Hudson Valley tradition for many Hudson Valley gardeners which always comes as a welcome event in late-winter, and particularly so this year after nearly a year living with an isolating pandemic.
An elegant and cozy cabin nestled among trees on shore of a pond in the Woodstock hamlet of Willow is the most wish-listed rental in New York State on Airbnb.
A survey is intended to identify people who have a home and the questions will help them consider if opening their home to a renter is appropriate for them, Goldman explained. Rental income could help with bills and the renter could help with chores or provide companionship in exchange for a below-market rent.
Like a tribe of hippies living in a dome, hornets prefer a round home. And like flower children, they are peaceful. The hornets never hurt us.