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Nyack Saturday

Coffee, breakfast an a little shopping. Art Cafe cap: My daughter in my glasses. At the mall, we pay the Samantha tax via carousel this time. Me, carouselling. Hunna trying on new clothes. Good times. Related posts: Back at the […]

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Cousin Fun in Nyack

The last day of cousin fun for summer 2017. We wander Nyack, shopping and ice-cream eating. Girls! Hudson Mercantile: Kiam Records: Sarah! Good times. Related posts: Hudson House in Nyack Snow Day in Nyack A Saturday in Nyack Dinner at […]

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Concert in the Park: Steven Swann

Cousins at the concert in the park. A Steven Swann extravaganza. Related posts: Sarah Arrives! Concert at the Park! Concert in the Park: Steven Bernstein’s Millennial Territory Orchestra Last Concert in the Park The First Concert in the Park!

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Supper at the Ranch

Supper with the family. We brought our signature smoked chicken over. Leigh provided cocktails. \ Sleepover! Sisters. Related posts: Saturday Supper at The Ranch Supper at the Ranch Sloppy Joe Supper at the Ranch Supper at the Ranch

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Afternoon at Oratamin

An afternoon at the pool club. Sunning selfie, Hot dog. Tree sky. G&T and my book. Poolside. Then home for a nightcap. Related posts: Photos from an Afternoon at the Pool Oratamin Clean Up Day Sunday Afternoon in the Garden […]

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Anniversary Dinner

Happy Anniversary to us! A dinner at Roost.     Mussels: Ribs: Related posts: Sausage and Beer Dinner, 10th Anniversary Dinner at Roost in Sparkill Dinner at Roost in Sparkill Dinner at Roost

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New Hair

After my visit to Christine Cordey Salon! Related posts: Hair and Makeup! A Photo Shoot for 201 Samantha Combs Her Hair, Sort Of Salon Planning

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Happy Independence Day!

First, a pot-luck lunch at the club, then an evening of fireworks at the park. Flowers from the farm: Our contribution: a sugar snap pea salad with mint and feta. I am actually reading a book! Wet rat. Down at […]

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Family Brunch

Chris came to town for a wedding, and we met for a family brunch at the Hudson House. Sondra, Sam, Chris: Shirred eggs. (Delicious!) Chris and Aiya: Family! Related posts: Easter Brunch at the Hudson House Brunch at Barcel: We […]

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Rainbow Saturday

Just a nice summer day to kick off a four-day weekend. Blueberries nearly ready! G&T, natch. And a lovely rainbow! Related posts: Cocktail Recipe: Blueberry-Hibiscus Margaritas Saigonese in Hartsdale: Saturday Lunch! Saturday Around the Farm Saturday Supper at The Ranch

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Last Day of School!

Welp. That’s it for kindergarten! Look at my baby! For comparison’s sake, here’s the first day of school! Lots of fun in the all-purpose room. My big girl! And, after school, a little swim party with some of the classmates! […]

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Wednesday: Garden, Work, Lunch

Wednesday morning in the garden. The Oak Leaf Hydrangea is going to give us a show this year for the first time!= So is the mophead near the kitchen window. Blueberries are ripening nicely. Off to school! Editor’s note at […]

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Father’s Day Supper

Father’s Day at the Farm. The menu: Smoked chicken, charred green beans with orange, watermelon with feta and mint. + Shrimp cocktail to start. Oh, and juleps. As you do. Shrimp LeighLo! Sides: Supper: Father and his granddaughter. Related posts: […]

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Art Cafe Breakfast

Brunch with my girl. Guess whose breakfast this is? And this? Nyack! Related posts: Breakfast at the Art Cafe Breakfast at Art Cafe Nyack Garden Club Plant Sale and a Breakfast at the Art Cafe Breakfast at Art Cafe

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Moving Up Day

Not a graduation, per se, of kindergarten. But a Moving Up ceremony. Songs were performed. There may have been a tear shed. Sam and Gregory:   Related posts: Winter Concert Today at the mall, with Gregory! Winter Party at Kindergarten […]

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Saturday at the Farm

A day around Nyack, with the Goosetown Bazaar and a visit from Boo. Good morning, sunshine. We got a volunteer foxglove! Sam at the Goosetown Bazaar. About to do the obstacle course! \  It’s wine o’clock. Or G&T o’clock. Boo […]

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Ballet: The Princess and the Pea

Last day of ballet this semester, and it’s Watching Day! Sam and Oona! Nancy Cohen! Go girls, go! Related posts: Sam Graduates from Ballet Watching Day at Ballet Sam at Ballet Watching Day at Ballet

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Learning to Ride, and a New Bike!

It’s Learn to Ride a Bike Day! Let’s get those pedals on and try it! After learning to ride, a reward! A new (but used) bike! Related posts: A Bike Ride on the Rail Trail Early Morning Bike Ride A […]

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Supper at the Ranch

An evening with the parents, out at the ranch. Leigh. Martini. Living room drinks. Checkers. A sand dollar from Texas. Some wine in the fridge. Family calendar. Supper! Hi Sam. Hunna and Sam. Mom, with closed eyes, and Leigh. Related […]

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Happy Memorial Day!

Welcome to summer! Breakfast on the porch, and our flag is flying high. Related posts: A Fun Memorial Day! On a Hot Memorial Day, A Barbecue in the Orchard Summer Concerts at Memorial Park The Porch Season Has Begun!

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Pool Opener

OK kids, let’s start a summer! Bathing suits on? Beer open? Funny hats ready? Let’s do this thing. And some art to cap it off. Poo Related posts: Relaxing at the Pool Brrr! Turning Blue at the Pool Summer Day […]

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Saturday in Nyack

A hair cut, a little walkabout, and a glass of wine to end the day. A perfectly fine Saturday. Related posts: A Saturday in Nyack Saturday in Nyack Saturday Supper at the Farm: Burgers, Margaritas and Outdoor Movies Saturday Around […]

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Pretty Dress, Sam!

My cutie, going to school. Related posts: Storytime at Kindergarten Sam is Climbing the Stairs On a Sunday Walk with Sam A Hot Day — and No School

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Saturday in Nyack

A relaxing and fun day with Samantha. First, she got dressed and put sunscreen on all by herself! She is reading to me. Blueberries are well on their way! Cherry tree, too. A walk downtown: To see the adventure pop […]

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Pop-Up Playground

She got dressed all by herself, and even put sunscreen on. Now she is reading to me. A walk downtown. Look who we found at the park! Yumi!   Sailboat on the Hudson.   When, oh when, will Bar Taco […]

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A Hot Day — and No School

We were supposed to have a school trip to the Bronx Zoo. But a freak accident happened: a tree fell across the road in front of the school. School was cancelled, and therefore, so was the trip. First order of […]

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Burgers for Mother’s Day

Burgers on Mother’s Day is our annual tradition. The rite is in honor of Grandmom, who used to say “I can’t remember the last time I had a hamburger!,” even if she’d had one the night before. Our only twist […]

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Happy Sixth Birthday to Claire!

This is the kind of birthday party I can get behind: kids play games, adults drink wine. Seriously, though, Pat and Jane did a super job making a carnival theme for Claire’s sixth birthday. A can toss, gum ball count, whipped-cream eating […]

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Rainy Day Fun

A rainy day outside, so we make fun inside. Related posts: Rainy Day Adventures! A Ferry to the North Fork The Headband Game! Where Do You Live? ‘Sour Cherry Farm!’ Horsing Around on the Porch