It appears nighttime crews are back at it again at the traffic circle in Greenport NY where Route 23 meets 9G on the approach to the Rip Van Winkle Bridge. Local residents spotted NYSDOT crews performing heavy construction work Tuesday evening. Despite the official opening of the roundabout in October of last year, there is […]
ANTIQUES AND ART IN DESIGN In this column going forward, we will be looking at a range of antiques and art. By way of introduction, it seems right to talk a little bit about the use of antiques and art in interior design.
For many people, furnishing a new or existing home, planning rooms around […]
Welcome back everyone – I hope you all had a great week! On Saturday, I officially made it through my furrst year as being a big brother. Ellie, aka, my little human sister, turned one. And later this week (tomorrow in fact) I’m turning double digits –the Big 1-0! In human years, I believe that […]
“If you do not take time for your WELLNESS you will be forced to take time for your ILLNESS”!
In this fast-paced world, where speed has become the new norm, comes heightened levels of stress. While certain amounts of stress are beneficial, excessive levels can create a spiraling multitude of detrimental effects. At one’s very core, […]
We’re excited about our new website and all of its new content, and here we give you a sneak peak into what the Otis page is all about!
This column is devoted to some “Quick Hit Thoughts” regarding potential coverage issues that most folks are not aware of until they have a loss and are told they have no coverage. Uber or Lyft drivers are NOT covered by their respective personal auto policies while transporting riders. Homeowners that use their detached barns or […]
Sometimes we neglect our gutters. It’s understandable, they are manufactured for the very purpose of blending in with our homes and being easily unnoticed, it’s part of their function. However, our gutters play a vital role in protect-ing the integrity of our homes by diverting rain and other types of water run-off. By directing the […]
A cavity first forms when bacteria demineralize enamel, the outer aspect and hardest part of the tooth surface. When bacteria are allowed to sit on teeth, a plaque biofilm forms. Most of the bacteria are naturally occurring throughout our mouths, but are given an opportunity to thrive upon consuming food and drinks that contain sugar. […]
History is full of trends and cycles especially when it comes to architecture and home aesthetics. Ever since the construction of the Roman Coliseum in antiquity, stones have been used to emphasize the power of the natural world in architecture. Today, the use of stone veneer is coming back in style around the Hudson Valley. […]
- high rise jeans with crop tops
- crocs with socks
- sandals with socks
- pajamas outside of your house
- active wear when you’re not being active
- equestrian wear / apparel when you don’t even ride!
- clothes that just don’t fit, i.e. too big / small
- pull up your pants, no one wants to see your underwear […]