Especially now, at a time where some of us may feel a little dismayed, I think it’s important to list our blessings. Daily. Look closely around you, there is so very much to be thankful for. Believe me, there are few things that can put me in check or humble me like counting my blessings.Actually, I’m supposed to be dead by now, two and a half times over if you want to be technical (at least that’s what the school social worker said). I really should give that B!TC# a holiday ring sometime.I feel thankful every time I sit down to write this column. (Insert awwww here) Who knew ten years ago, almost eleven, that I would have become part of this funny, kooky, loving, boating family? At that time the only thing I knew about boats was that my first marital mistake had one, he named her Poison Ivey. Then, after the divorce, she became Calamine Lotion. Charming, right? So many of you love food the way that I do and everyone was so receptive to me, I felt instantly befriended. Nice people, and I get to talk about food all the time. How could I not feel lucky? I can honestly say that Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. There are no religious obligations, no presents to buy and at my house, you get to spend the day in your pajamas. Every year growing up, I looked for-ward to sitting on the floor with my sister, Mara, rolling a years-worth of ....More
The Hudson River has long attracted artists to its banks. Some of the earliest American artists wre recognized for their Hudson Valley landscapes. More
Few days can be described as perfect in retrospect, Saturday, September 7th was one of those marvels where weather,culinary delights, educational events, new friends and old merged to perfection. More
Hurricane Sandy was a defining moment in the history of Piermont! The combination of a hurricane force south wind, a full moon and a tide rising in symphonic harmony brought devastation to Piermont like no other area of the Hudson River. More
On July 20, 2013 the Cortlandt Yacht club of Montrose, NY and hte Ossining Elks Club Lodge 1468 hosted the Second Annual "Salute to Freedom" day. this event has become the most rewarding event in the club's calendar as wellas yet another opportunity of rhte Elk's Club to give back to those who have served our country and ade the ultimate sacrifices to preserve our freedom . More
Isn't Justice what we all want, in this case Captain Bryan Akers has found it in the form of the Motor Yacht Justice, a 75 foot commuter yacht built in 1930 and still in use today in pristine and very original condition. More
The Croton Yacht Club will be sponsoring its annual Hudson River Day celebration on Sept 7th from 11 AM to 4 PM
July 5, was a bright day with a clear blue-sky. I was traveling north on Route 9 through Poughkeepsie early that Saturday morinng when I saw
a beautiful blue and yellow balloon. More
It never ceases to amaze me the number of wonderful areas of interest that exsist right under my nose, More...
Welcome to the very latest of what, where, when and how on the Hudson River. I want to take this opportunity to thank the many people who make this magazine possible.
The 21-year old American B-17 pilot glanced outside his cockpit and froze. He blinked hard and looked again, hoping it was just a mirage. But his co-pilot stared at the same horrible vision. “My God, this is a nightmare,” the co-pilot said. “He’s going to destroy us,” the pilot agreed.
Lex: Hi Alex and welcome to April! We are so close to the beginning of boating season 2013 now! We’ve previously discussed how to get your boat ready for the season however, we haven’t talked about the other side of boat- ing which is currently ex- ploding! That side of course is jet-skiing and you know a thing or two about that don’t you Alex?
Alex: Yes Lex, I know a thing or two about them. More questions...