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How to Keep a Positive Attitude During Tough Times

The year 2020 has presented extreme challenges to most people, largely because of the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic impact; natural weather disasters; and a volatile political atmosphere. While it would be easy to sink into a state of despair, it’s... Read More

LET’S DISH! Let’s Talk About Butternut Squash

Thanksgiving places turkey as the main entrée to your table every year, but often it’s the delectable side dishes that really make the grand feast delicious. It’s true that the turkey takes a lot of preparation, so focus on somewhat simpler-to-prepare... Read More

A Walk Among the Tombstones, Part 3

Historic Havens is honored once again to welcome our tour guide Beth Woolley as we take our annual Walk Among the Tombstones. Woolley and her husband, Peter, are the owners of Peaceable Kingdom monuments, and in her 40-year career, Beth toured cemeteries... Read More

How to Safely Celebrate Halloween in 2020

Halloween in 2020 is likely to be more of a trick than a treat because of the pandemic, and the scariest part will be the fear of catching COVID-19. But no one wants to deprive children (and adults!) of the fun, especially in a year where fun socializing... Read More

My Visit to the Henry Hudson Trail and Oak Hill Farms

In the months upon months of being cooped up in my house, walking aimlessly about and checking the fridge consistently just to see if anything had changed, I recently made a conscious effort to get out and be mildly productive (while being safe). Not... Read More

LET’S DISH! Let’s Talk About Pumpkins

Happy Halloween! If you have visions of orange pumpkins dancing in your head, it’s a good bet you associate Halloween with this particular squash. Pumpkins and squash have long been revered for their unusual and eye-catching appearance. They are characterized... Read More