No, You Don’t Have to Drive In L.A.

  Living in Los Angeles without a car is considered by most to be unthinkable. As it turns out, it is possible, and not nearly as difficult as most people imagine. If one lives within walking distance, or even a short bus ride, to work, and near a market, living without a car is actually…

World Class Wines at Whitecliff

This article appeared in the January/February 2014 issue of Organic Hudson Valley. (A direct link in under Links to Articles).   The Hudson Valley was a major source of grapes for the northeastern region of the United States during the nineteenth century, and Whitecliff Vineyard & Winery in Gardiner, New York, run by Yancey Stanforth-Migliore…

Tiny Homes

This article appeared in the January/February 2014 issue of Organic Hudson Valley.  (A direct link is under Links to Articles). Annette Lindbergh and her husband, Lars, began Tiny Houses, Inc. to build and restore homes that function in a manner that is ecologically friendly, designing more efficient methods to construct smaller homes that provide the…

A Winter Infused With Adventure

This article appeared in the January/February 2014 issue of Organic Hudson Valley. (A direct link can be found under Links to Articles).   As the days get shorter and the temperatures drop, many people cut back on their exercise and outdoor sports routines as they attempt to avoid the cold.  However, those people, as well…

Lessons In Leather

This article appeared in the January/February 2014 issue of Organic Hudson Valley. (A direct link can be found under Links to Articles).   Karen Pearson began doing leather work many years ago, using an inexpensive sewing machine to make a handbag, an activity that let her connect to an earlier time when people were more…

Sorority Girl Email: Student Resigns

This article appeared on Travelers Today in April 2013.  ( direct link is under Links to Articles).   A sorority girl went off the rails last week when she sent an e-mail out to the members of her chapter, chastising them for poor behavior in an expletive ridden e-mail.   The e-mail went viral after…