I have been feeding humming birds for years in my Valley Cottage backyard. They are tiny wonders of nature that never cease to amaze me.They have the ability to hover in mid-air or fly forward,
Historic Tappan Holiday Stroll
This Monday evening, December 12, will see the second annual Holiday Stroll on Main Street in historic Tappan. From 7 to 9 PM, Main Street will be closed to trafffic, and hundreds of revelers will enjoy caroling by the Tappan Zee Madrigal Singers, arts and crafts at the Tappan Library for the kids, and hot chocolate and cookies courtesy of the 76 House and others. The firehouse Christmas tree will be lit, there will be readings by yours truly in Dickensian garb, Santa will arrive via firetruck, and a good time will be had by all. No humbugs allowed!
I have been a resident of Tappan for forty years, and still live in the 1860 Italianate Victorian house my wife Jean and I bought all those years ago. I have always been active in the community, inclu....