November 21, 2008


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Winter Treats

Now that the snow is expected to start flying in Kinderhook any minute, I have been thinking about the creature comforts that I enjoy as the winter winds start to howl. There are certain pleasures that this cold season offers and that I start to look forward to in the waning days of autumn

A cup of Mariebelle hot chocolate can always make me smile no matter how gray it is outside, and it gets very gray: Ethan Frome had a sunny paradise compared to here in the early months of the year.


My Brooks Brothers robe is as warm as it is classically chic and is made for lazy Sunday mornings reading the paper.
Well, an electric blanket is not exactly high on the style monitor, but  it does guarantee a toasty night sleep and puts money in the bank and not in the pockets of the oil company.