Month: October 2015

Leaf Peeping in the Hudson Valley
October 25, 2015. by

As Summer becomes a faded memory, so do the leaves on the deciduous trees of the Hudson Valley. Fall foliage day trips, also known as ‘leaf peeping’ (a rather disgusting term), is a popular mid-fall activity for residents of the north east. The best displays actually occur earlier and further north, in Vermont and New […]

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Fall Apple Picking
October 13, 2015. by

There are jack o’ lanterns on stoops, random dried corn stalks where there’s no dirt (or any trace of nutrients, aside from dog/human pee), candy corn in the Duane Reade Pharmacies on every other street corner and pumpkin spice latte on the menu of every mainstream café. It must be fall. Or autumn. Thankfully summer […]

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First Snow 2013 visit
October 10, 2015. by

  Winter’s just around the corner Today’s the first time I’ve really had to start thinking about pulling out the winter clothes. As we live in a closet (basically), cupboard space is limited, so anything extraneous gets packed in our suitcases. Now is the awkward period where I’ll have to pick and choose what lives […]

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