You know how, as a parent, you want your child(ren) to eat well and appreciate simple pleasures? We work to expose them to flavors and provide them with options when it comes to satisfying their appetites as well as their curiosity about what things taste like, and where they come from. Well, there is no … Continue reading The berry best
How was your Sunday? Mine was wonderfully insane, thank you very much. Why, you ask? Well, I spent my day selling mugs and beer tokens down at Wolff's Biergarten, which may not sound very fun to those of you who aren't into crowds or soccer, but it was right up my alley. There were hundreds … Continue reading World Cup mayhem!
It isn't often that I have a day when nothing displeases me. When such a day as this occurs on the absolutely longest day of the year, it makes for an incredibly satisfying day. That is precisely what I had yesterday. The day began with flowers as I cut a bouquet of the beautiful roses … Continue reading Summer solstice
Lincoln pick up trucks don't make sense to me. My 9 y/o son has underarm body order. I'm concerned. I wish TU readers understood what a print journalist is - and is not. It's not about popularity, it's about writing. Pulling through the front "driveway" at ASH on Whitehall to avoid the red light, is … Continue reading Randoms…
Last Saturday I ran one of my favorite races, Treetops to Rooftops. This run begins in Highland and crosses the river to Poughkeepsie via the Walkway over the Hudson. It's an "out and back" run and I pretty much love everything about it - the friends I run it with, the small size of it … Continue reading Treetops to Rooftops, 2014
Last year's memories of Mountain Jam are a bit tainted. I'd had a really rough morning, thanks to my middle son, and my early afternoon proved that the day could, in fact, become even worse. As always, my friends pulled me through that day and were once again on hand this year to replace any … Continue reading Mountain (without the) Jam
Last week, as I emailed Matt Baumgartner an excel spreadsheet with my availability to work his World Cup Block Party, I thought to myself, “Silvia, you really hustle to pay your bills and afford to travel.” There’s the full-time school job, the night or two a week at the Wine Bar & Bistro on Lark, … Continue reading Hustle and Jive – or dancing for $$