Hudson NY

Hudson New York area friends, events, recommendations and stories


The Wheel of the Year is at a powerful axis as we gather to celebrate the Birth of the Sun! A wonderful time of the year indeed as the days begin to get longer once again! Winter Solstice is a wonderful time to set your intentions and goals! Here is an idea: Write down your […]

Winter Solstice

Summer Update

Kitty and I flew back to the Hudson Valley at the end of June. We’ve been enjoying every minute of it! Kitty loves my Mum’s new modern house with lots of windows and a basement to explore! Up until July 21st, the sign of Cancer was in control and it was All about Family! Hope […]

Winter Update

Currently, I am back in Hudson for the Xmas Holiday and visiting my old haunts. Waiting in a coffee shop for a hot beverage now. I returned to New Orleans on October 29. And already was traveling again on Halloween. Some friends and I drove up to beautiful Hot Springs, Arkansas for a Haiku Conference. […]

Fall Foliage

Autumn Update

The fall foliage is beginning to reach its peak in the beautiful Northeast. Generally, the middle of October is the most colorful time of year, deep russet, golden and orange hues. And with the sky a clear blue, the leaves look extra magnificent. October marks my fourth and final month in the Hudson Valley. Since […]

September Update

By late August, the nights have already become cooler. The leaves are still green but soon they will begin to turn into the hues of Autumn. People journey from all over the U.S. to check out the foliage in the Northeast. It is particularly beautiful in the Catskill and Berkshire mountains. On August 25th, the […]

August News

Autumn feels like it is arriving early in the Hudson Valley. The weather has been cool but absolutely perfect. Summer is starting to say goodbye… I have been enjoying my time spent in the Northeast. A quick trip to Boston happened on Saturday August 16. My cousin and I hung out by Fenway Park while […]

Hudson Update 2

Summer is at its peak now in the beautiful Northeast. The first harvest of local farms is appearing on roadside markets… what a fruitful time! July 31 was Lammas Eve, which is about giving thanks for the blessings of bountiful Mother Earth. I decided to have my Website Launch Party on that night and it […]

July 4th at Kinderhook Lake

The 4th of July was spent with family at Kinderhook Lake. My aunt and uncle own a lovely new lakehouse which is perfect for entertaining. The weather was overcast and chilly but a few brave souls went for a swim. My mother and I have been preparing our house and getting it ready to go […]

June in Hudson, NY

I arrived into Hudson on June 19. The weather has been mild and comfortable with the exception of an intense thunder storm last week. It poured on and off all night but the flowers are loving it. Club Helsinki is a must for music lovers. I saw a band from Brooklyn called, The Revelations on […]