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Eyebrows in the Snow

A FREAK PRE-HALLOWEEN SNOWSTORM befell the mid-Hudson Valley last night, dropping more than a foot on top of trees in full autumnal leaf. Very odd. Today was more seasonal — mild, with a blue sky, and snow rapidly melting. I … Continue reading

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I Get Around

Fine row of 19th century storefronts, Northern Liberties, Philadelphia I’VE BEEN MOVING AROUND SO MUCH LATELY, my head is spinning. Hence the random assortment of images in this post. A few days after moving into my new apartment in Prospect … Continue reading

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Undiscovered Milan: Oldies, Acreage from 519K

COMING TO YOU TONIGHT FROM MILAN, not to be confused with the Italian fashion capital. This Milan is pronounced MY-lan, and it’s in northern Dutchess County, N.Y. In the 19th century, there was a crossroads around here called Milanville, with … Continue reading

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Xmas in Orient

THE OYSTERPONDS HISTORICAL SOCIETY lucked out yesterday. The annual holiday house tour of Orient, N.Y., easternmost town on Long Island’s North Fork, took place Saturday afternoon, before the Big Snow. I was there, enjoying hot cider and cookies in eyebrow … Continue reading

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End-of-year bargain$ in Columbia County CHEAP CHEAP CHEAP!!!

“Recessions create opportunities” – Warren Buffet Today I scouted properties in Columbia County, ranging from 145K all the way up to 265K (laughable prices for New Yorkers). Horrendous weather.  Nothing made my heart sing, personally.  But man (and woman), there … Continue reading

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