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Three Fall Walks in Ulster County

Testimonial Gateway Carriage Road, Mohonk Preserve

This fall seems to have come late, with the oaks now ascendant. In the past few days we raced out before clouds overtook the sun to visit three of our favorite walks in Ulster County, New York.

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Autumn Falling Over Everything

Today marked the end of season at Innisfree Garden. The weather was uncertain, a bit humid and cloudy, but even so we ventured out. We weren’t the least disappointed except, of course, in the knowledge we’d not get another chance to visit until spring. Continue reading

Storm King Art Center in June

Alexander Calder, The Arch (foreground)

Alexander Calder, The Arch (foreground)

The day was hot, and I’d had a late start, but I decided to give it a try. The Storm King Art Center is about an hour’s drive south, and I arrived at noon. Instead of taking to the open fields, I followed a path up toward the museum, shaded for much of the way. The humidity was down, and there was a welcome breeze. It turned out to be a boon to veer off my past course, as I gained new angles on familiar works and happened across others, by Hepworth, Nevelson, Pomodoro, and von Rydingsvard, I’d not seen before. Continue reading

Innisfree Garden in June

06IMG_0055May there be many summer mornings when,
with what pleasure, what joy,
you enter harbors you’re seeing for the first time
—C. P. Cavafy, Ithaka

for Barbara Asch

No matter how many visits one makes, Innisfree Garden is always a harbor seen for the first time. Here are a few photographs from June 9 & 10. Continue reading