Trail & Tunnel Notes … From the Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct 

Let’s look this time at the tunnel half of the equation. After all, if there were no tunnel, there’d be no trail. But first it should be noted that the Old Croton... Read more »

A City Girl’s Guide to Loving Suburbia: Chapter 1: Movin’ on Up!

  So here you are… in a house, in the suburbs. You’re still not quite sure how it happened, but somehow, whether it was your job, your partner, or your kids, you were torn from... Read more »

Trail & Tunnel Notes … From the Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct

  One way people express their love for the Old Croton Aqueduct, which runs through our Rivertowns and beyond, is by earning a Miler certificate and patch for walking or running the 26-mile... Read more »

Trail & Tunnel Notes … From the Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct

You might not realize it, but the trail that slices through many of these river towns sits atop a rich vein of history. Just below the surface lies the Old Croton Aqueduct,... Read more »

Preserving Their Minds

Summer is terrible. Oh sure, it’s sunny and warm, and everyone is running around like happy little gazelles in a Broadway musical, but under all of that so-called-fun lurks a monster. One... Read more »

River Dad: I Already Miss…

Come September 2016, I will no longer have a child enrolled in elementary school. This is a milestone for every parent, and I won’t bother wasting column inches with the “Where did... Read more »

River Dad – A Thanksgiving Evolution

Thanksgiving is a time for family, friends, but mostly a lot of food. People cook food, decorate food, talk about food, eat food, regurgitate food, pontificate upon food, and, in general, celebrate... Read more »

River Dad ~ Renovation Machinations

My kitchen floor is covered in pink construction paper. This is not due to any delightful craft project of my daughter’s, nor is it because my son is transforming the kitchen into... Read more »

A Very River Dad Colonoscopy

One of the most important jobs of being River Dad is living long enough to be around when my children (in the very distant future) start parenting children of their own, so... Read more »
River Dad's New Year's Resolutions

River Dad – River Dad’s New Year’s Resolutions

Like all of you, I tend to make huge promises to myself every December 31st for New Year’s,  because everybody knows the best time for committing to life-changing decisions is right around... Read more »