Category Archive: Rhinebeck Bloggers

Grand Cru and M.Salamone : Riding the Rails Sunday May 6th, 2018 – 1pm

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There’s a underground homeless movement that run the rails throughout the country. I happened to bump into a few of these individuals that had just hopped off a freight car. Riding the rails,… Continue reading

Public Input Encouraged for Amtrak Fence Installation Proposal

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Dear Friends, Recently, Amtrak proposed installing fencing along its Right of Way (ROW) in the Towns of Rhinebeck, Red Hook, and Village of Tivoli along the Hudson River. The fence and gates are… Continue reading

Lesa Cline-Ransome’s Writerhood: Rah Rah Rah

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I hate cheerleaders.  Or at least I thought I did.  I am a feminist after all and feminists hate cheerleaders.  They are the epitome of what we fight against. The female faces of… Continue reading

Writerhood : Lesa Cline-Ransome’s thoughts on writing, motherhood and everything in between

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Can we Talk? Posted on November 7, 2017by Lesa Cline-Ransome I knew that writing about Harriet Tubman for my newest book, Before she Was Harriet (which releases today) would be a difficult task and that is exactly… Continue reading

10th Annual Sinterklaas! An Old Dutch Tradition in the Hudson Valley Announces Details of 2017 Star Party and Artisan Craft Fair

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  Rhinebeck, New York…..Sinterklaas! An Old Dutch Tradition in the Hudson Valley, now in its 10th year, today announced dates for its upcoming Star Party and Artisan Craft Fair. The Star Party is… Continue reading

Lesa Cline-Ransome’s Writerhood: Thanks for the Memories

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  I live in the past.  I am a keeper of mementos, a one woman storage facility of memories.  I often tease my siblings that should I die, they would have no recollection… Continue reading

Lesa Cline-Ransome’s Writerhood : Love Thy Neighbor

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Love Thy Neighbor   When  my family were asked to appear on the cover of a recent local publication, my kids were stumped. “Why would anyone want to feature us on a cover?” they… Continue reading

Lesa Cline-Ransome’s Writerhood: The End is Near

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Lesa Cline-Ransome No, this is not the prelude to a political rant about how the current administration is sending us on a collision course with disaster.  But this is a blog about my… Continue reading

Lesa Cline-Ransome’s Writerhood: Nothing to Fear

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I’ve always been afraid of the dark. For as long as I can remember, I slept with a night-light. As a teenager, after seeing the movie The Exorcist, I crawled into bed with my parents for… Continue reading

Lesa Cline-Ransome’s Writerhood : Me, Myself and I

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  I’ve never been a fan of New Year’s resolutions.   They’ve always felt to me like daily reminders of my lack of discipline and perseverance. So when my daughter asked on January 1st… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Blogger Lesa Cline-Ransome’s Writerhood :Soul Sisters

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The scars of childhood are ones that remain deeply burrowed in our psyches. Sharing a room with my older sister Linda is one of those scars. I was not only seven years younger,… Continue reading

Lesa Cline-Ransome’s Writerhood : Room with a View

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After months of obsessive media coverage and chest tightening election results coupled with razor thin deadlines and extensive revisions, I was worn thin, paralyzed by political fatigue and the overall disappointment of a… Continue reading

Rhinebeck BLOGGER: Liz Walkden

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The Sweet Talk November is Diabetes Awareness Month. At this time every year, I talk (more than usual!) about diabetes. I do this in honor of my four-year-old granddaughter, M, who lives with… Continue reading

Lesa Cline-Ransome’s Writerhood : Up For the Challenge

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Challenges are a funny thing. They push us to rise to our best selves. Help us to realize things about ourselves we never knew. Like, for example, that restarting Zumba after a five… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Blogger ~ PRISCILLA CORBIN’S HOMETOWN RHINEBECK :There’s No Place Like Rhinebeck MAY 25, 2016

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https://priscillacorbin.wordpress.com/2016/05/25/theres-no-place-like-rhinebeck/   At the end of The Wizard Of Oz, Dorothy clicks her ruby heels together, and intones the now famous mantra, “There’s no place like home!” For our family, Rhinebeck, New York… Continue reading

Lesa Cline-Ransome’s Writerhood: My Princely Legacy

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His call came at 1:00. I was sitting at my desk, revising a manuscript when I answered. I still get little shockwaves of panic whenever one of the kids call my cell. A… Continue reading

Lesa Cline-Ransome’s Writerhood : The Theory of Evolution

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  I pulled into a parking spot in town readying myself to head into my appointment.  As I rummaged through my purse the sounds of children’s shrieks reached me.  The Montessori school across… Continue reading

Timesunion Reports: Scrap plans for Energy Highway

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PSC is scheduled to decide whether or not to move forward on ill conceived Energy Highway through the Hudson Valley on December 17th, 2015 Please Call Governor Cuomo at 518-474-8390 to tell him… Continue reading

Rhinebeck – Remembering our Veterans 2015 – Take A Moment To Thank A Veteran

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Veterans Day Parade Live Stream NYC 2015 http://happyveteransday.org/veterans-day-2015-parade-live-stream-hd-video/

Meridith Green’s Finding aMERIca : Lights

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Lights Posted on4 Days Ago by meriferber “At our best, we muddle ahead together, hoping to get things right occasionally and trying not to do too much damage along the way. It is… Continue reading

A New View

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    One World Observatory™ is located at One World Trade Center in the Northwest corner of the World Trade Center site and is bordered by West Street to the West, Vesey Street… Continue reading

A Message from Starr Library – Rhinebeck

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We at Starr Library ask you to help us, and New York Libraries in general. The Governor is preventing local voters from having a say in the funding of their libraries. Thank you.… Continue reading

Lesa Cline-Ransome’s Writerhood : Shut Up

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No one has ever accused me of biting my tongue.  No one has ever said to me, You should really speak your mind.  I don’t think I’ve ever heard, Spit it out Lesa. … Continue reading

Meridith Green’s Finding aMERIca: 180°

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180° https://meridithamerica.wordpress.com/ I have spent the last eighteen months traveling, exploring, seeing and experiencing parts of this country that I’d never been to before. I conquered my fear of flying. I drove about… Continue reading

Lesa Cline-Ransome’s Writerhood: Aging Out

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Nothing makes you feel quite as grown up as signing your will.  That’s what I did recently, just shy of my 50th birthday.  For so many years, I’ve been anticipating my 50th more… Continue reading

Lesa Cline-Ransome’s Writerhood : Mother’s Day Graduation

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I spent my Mother’s Day up to my neck in tissues.  The antihistamines I had taken did little to ease the discomfort of allergies, and so, as I sat propped on my couch,… Continue reading

Meridith Green’s Finding aMERIca: “…But what if I fall? … But what if you fly?”

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“…But what if I fall? … But what if you fly?”  by meriferber        One of the hardest things you can do in life is to recognize that it’s time to let… Continue reading

The Rhinebeck Community Forum

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Follow the Rhinebeck Community Forum on Facebook – More links to the things you love!  Rhinebeck Community Forum on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#!/pages/Rhinebeck-Community-Forum/143666475662861   Rhinebeck Community Forum on Twitter: http://twitter.com/RhinebeckCForum     Check out the… Continue reading

Meridith Green’s Finding aMERIca: Twigs vs. Cords

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I want to join the Amish. Yes, you read that correctly.  I am of sound mind (that’s debatable) and body and I want to join the Amish.  I can sew.  I can cook… Continue reading

Lesa Cline-Ransome’s Writerhood : Learning Curve

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Last month, at a rest stop on the New York Thruway, I bought my very first Popular Mechanics magazine. I rushed back to the car.   Grinning, I showed my husband the cover– 42… Continue reading