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In an earlier post, I wrote about the rail trail closest to my home in Accord.  I would be remiss to not talk about the system that is in Hurley...It is really great!!  The town says that it has been a bigger hit than ever imagined. Walkers. bicyclists, skaters - the old, the young, families and ...
03/30/2008
 What a wonderful piece of local history...The history of Saunderskill Farms (named for the tributary of the Rondout Creek that flows through it) is as rich as the soil that has supported it for 12 generations. Originally granted to Lieutenant Hendrick J. Schoonmaker by Peter Stuyvesant in 1663 a...
03/27/2008
Well, a week in and it is time to vent...I have really been trying...walking, journalling and being careful what I eat...today, the scale says the same thing it said last week...not a pound off... brother, what is it gonna take...  you can imagine my frustration.  (I might add, if I looked like t...
03/27/2008
  An interesting intro to our town...trust me, we might like our libations but I never noticed that it got front billing on the sign!!  An interesting tidbit:Originally named Port Jackson, it is thought that the name "Accord" resulted from a petition of the townspeople to the Capitol in Albany fo...
03/27/2008
  We have a schedule for the upcoming shows of the world class facility that we are so fortunate to have here in the Hudson Valley.  If you have never attended, it is a treat!!  Try to make one (or more!) this year...horse person or not, it is pretty neat to see these beautiful horses sailing ove...
03/25/2008
Hello my fellow rainers...I am embarking on a project of making a red cedar pergola with material from my property.   this is not sturdy enough for the look we are seeking...I have been looking on line to find pictures of more rustic looking pergolas but so far, I have not had too much luck.  I a...
03/24/2008
Here is a letter I received today as a member of the USEA.  Some necessary changes are being put into motion, finally... Let me start by saying, I have a strong interest in seeing these changes, I lost a very dear friend to the cross country course at the Florida Horse Park just over a year ago.....
03/24/2008
Tomatillo And Chicken Tostadas 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus some for brushing on the tortillas2 medium zucchini, quartered lengthwise and chopped4 scallions, green and white parts chopped1 store-bought rotisserie chicken (look for it near the deli counter), skin removed and meat shr...
03/24/2008
Happy Easter to all!!  What a nice day we have had.  We took a long hike on the local spur of the rail trail here in Accord, although there are still some very snowy spots and some mud, it was lovely...I am kicking off my new exercise and eating habit routine...Glad that Derek is starting the sam...
03/23/2008
 I received this cute joke today from an unknown author and thought I would share it.  It lightened up my evening and gave me a good laugh, hope it does the same for you!  A 98 year old Mother Superior from Ireland was dying.The nuns gathered around her bed trying to make her last journey comfort...
03/20/2008
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