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Former Rhinebeck & Connecticut train depot & New York Central caboose in Copake, NY In collaboration with an intrepid property owner and train enthusiast (follow @copakedepot), we are deep into planning for the rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of these two structures.

Desiree Lawlor from Hart Water Conditioning is the kind of great that words can't adequately describe. You have to experience her for yourself. So I finally made the video I've been wanting to make for a long time. Just two

Yellow Ground. Hay. Brinjal. Book Room Red. Several trips to the hardware store and many coats later, Farrow & Ball’s Book Room Red triumphed and is now the “pop” of color on the otherwise muted façade of our latest rehab project, creeping towards

I love summer. The smell of tomato plants, waking up to daylight and going to bed with the sky not quite deepest black, moving from inside to outside without bundling up or shrinking against the cold. My shoulders can finally collapse away from

In the category of silver linings, 2020 is going to be an epic garden year. The greens are getting almost as much love and hand (er, leaf) holding as our 2nd-grade remote learner. Salad days are on their way

“Ah! There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort.” ~ Jane Austen, Emma The sanctuary we felt in our childhood homes. The adventure of visiting historic house museums on summer vacations. The thrill of going to bed and waking up in ancient