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Why do they call it the Emergency Room? I think a better name would be Extreme Waiting Room. Yes folks, I visited the ER in two hospitals this weekend. First, at Garnet Health in Callicoon where a … more
I’ve been putting my feelers out for a great zucchini recipe for all of my readers, since gardens are overflowing this time of year with both zucchini and squash. My boyfriend’s aunt sent … more
There were no lazy, hazy days of summer when I was a waiter in the Catskills, trying to keep pace with guests who were devouring dishes faster than I could dish them out. If you were lazy, you … more
I enjoy eating fruits and vegetables throughout the year. I take my time selecting apples, peaches, broccoli, plums and cherries. I carefully select the items that are not bruised. Then I reach for a … more
So I initially thought that this year was a banner year for bees. We have been selling more beehives, frames and supplies than any other year in the past ten years, but upon further conversations … more
Dear Readers and Friends: After my oncologist visit the other day, my mom offered the following story: Mom: You remember my friend the doctor’s wife? Me: Yes Mom: Well she … more
We recently had some trees cut down at our new house in Eldred. Three of the pine trees we had cut were easily seventy-five feet tall and overhanging utility lines. So needless to say, we hired a … more
My friend, Leisha’s parents, were getting ready to fly here from England when her father fell the day before they were to leave. They usually stay for a month when they come here but instead … more
While in NYC (getting treated for cancer), I suddenly craved a massage. A google search turned up Anna and Lucy; Reflexologists located only a few blocks away. I walked into a very narrow basement … more
We bump into our neighbor who wonders what we thought of the bear? The bear? “The bear that went across your lawn,” she says. “You didn’t see it? It was just the … more
Summer, especially August is always something I look forward to... one of the reasons being I know my Aunt Laurie and Uncle Dick’s crock pickles are in full swing. Ever since I can remember, … more
So after last week’s hot and humid weather, this nice dry cooldown was much appreciated. But wait, it’s August and I had to put on the heat in my car on the way to work on Wednesday when … more
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