Category Archives: Hudson River Towns

Floating Shelves…

New shelves for the upstate kitchen. It looks like they are floating!

Posted in Design, House, Hudson River Towns | Tagged | Leave a comment

Forcing Forsythia.

Here’s how to force forsythia flowers: Pick a day that is above freezing. Cut the forsythia stems in lengths of less than 3 feet, and bring them home. Put the stems in a bucket of warm water. With your pruning … Continue reading

Posted in Garden, Hudson River Towns, The Great Outdoors | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Happy Summer!

My Mom came for a visit last week. We spent some time in the city, and some time upstate. The weather was beautiful! We took a boat ride on the Hudson River, and took a walk on the Highline among … Continue reading

Posted in Brooklyn, Hudson River Towns, NYC, The Great Outdoors, Travel | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Weekend.

sitting in the grass. Berries are starting to ripen. In the window of a store in Uptown Kingston. Bunny. All photos by C Kelly.

Posted in Garden, House, Hudson River Towns | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Things Are Blooming!

May is my favorite month in our garden. It is when all of the flowers that I really like start blooming.

Posted in Garden, House, Hudson River Towns | Tagged | Leave a comment

Happy Friday!

Getting ready to head up to the house in a few hours. I miss it when I’m not there.

Posted in Garden, House, Hudson River Towns | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Kitchen Progress…

We have made some progress with the kitchen! Floors are refinished, walls are painted, the hutch has been painted, and a new fridge delivered! All we need now is the stove. I decided not to hang any more shelves on … Continue reading

Posted in Design, House, Hudson River Towns | Tagged , | Leave a comment

From The Weekend.

Happy Monday!

Posted in Garden, House, Hudson River Towns | Tagged , | Leave a comment

The Little Things…

First lilacs cut. A little gift from Pakistan. Afternoon coffee upstate. Have a lovely weekend!

Posted in Garden, House, Hudson River Towns | Tagged | Leave a comment

Before and After.

Before… Some day I will show the “before” this photo. I have to find and scan it. The day bed is made from the tongue and groove boards that were once dividing this room. They were two tiny rooms with … Continue reading

Posted in Design, House, Hudson River Towns | Tagged | 1 Comment