My last full day in New York and I am doing a day trip into the Hudson valley to Poughkeepsie. When I first arrived and was watching the news, the prudish newsreader was discussing a study reporting a new finding related to sex (I can't remember what it was so it was obviously nothing earth shattering). But instead of saying the word orgasm, the newsreader looked at the weather map and substituted the town Poughkeepsie (as in, say you want to go to Poughkeepsie,...
La Dolce Vita
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I'm taking an excursion up the Hudson valley to explore two historical homes in this scenic part of the state. I caught the train which follows the Hudson River, the views are lovely but you cannot see the towns that must dot the Bronx shore. I arrive in Sleepy Hollow and get a cab to lyndhurst castle first, a gorgeous castle like home owned by various owners until it was left in trust to the heritage society. The grounds are beautiful and there is a 100 year ...