Labor Day Escape – Mother Bird Relaxes

Labor Day Escape – Mother Bird Relaxes by | Sep 10, 2015 | biking, brunches, dessert, Gurney's Inn, hiking, holidays, kayaking, Labor Day, Lake Mohonk, massage, moisturizer, mountain resorts, rain, spas, summer, sun, swimming, traffic, travel tips, umbrellas

  view from our room   Like last summer, Henry and I remained in our mostly-empty nest until Labor Day weekend.  Unlike last summer, we opted for Mohonk Mountain House and choosing to spend our long weekend at a lake and mountain retreat instead of the ocean and beach...

Rushing to Fall

buy disulfiram in canada by | Sep 19, 2014 | beach days, Central Park, cooler temperatures, daylight savings, fall, fashion, gray, Halloween, Hamptons, heat waves, New York City, pumpkin picking, seasonal affective disorder, summer, summer 2014, Type As

     Although poets have often extolled the beauty of leaves changing in autumn, I’m in no rush for fall.  (Millions of school children agree with me). ABC’s Eyewitness News reports that autumn officially starts on Monday, September 22nd. But doesn’t it seem like fall...

Labor Day Lessons

by | Sep 5, 2014 | autism, beach resorts, college, facials, freshman convocation, getaways, Gurney's Inn, holiday traffic, Labor Day, massage, Montauk, national anthem, Pace University, plumbing issues, summer

     Better to take a short, affordable vacation than slog through the hot summer without any break, right?  Well…sort of.  Maybe Labor Day weekend wasn’t the best time for a nest escape.  Or perhaps Gurney’s Inn wasn’t the best place for Henry and me (though it had...

Not So Simple Summer

     Summer is supposed to offer time to slow down and enjoy life’s simple pleasures, right?  Now that Arctic temperatures and relentless blizzards have given way –FINALLY—to sunshine and warmth, it’s a tremendous relief to shed all those layers of clothing and skip...

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