John Rolfe

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How I Rescued My Lawn Mower From Our Pond Without Anyone Noticing

A local man recalls the day some simple yard work caused a splash

Good For the Goose: An Unlikely Pet

One local recalls how a honking bird became a part of the family

About That Time I Slipped On Ice…

A Valleyite chills out with Old Man Winter — literally

School Daze: The Joys of Sending Your Kids Back to School

A Valley dad reminisces about the trials and tribulations of getting his kids to school

Here's the Thing About Speed Traps…

A Hudson Valley resident recalls his life in the fast lane

Christmas Calamities: What Can Go Wrong, Will Go Wrong

One unlucky family marks the holidays with an annual household disaster

One Man's Clunker is Another's Classic Car

A matter of esteem: Even with its scratches and dings, this writer’s broken-down car was an outsized source of pride

Living in the Valley: Scary Noises, Ghosts, and Unexplainable Sights in the Dark (The Final Word Opinion Column)

Things that go bump in the night: Even the most logical among us can be unnerved by the “country creeps”

The Itchy Effects of Landscaping in the Hudson Valley

One writer cautions against surprise poison ivy encounters in the garden.

Painter’s Predicament: What to Do When You’re Stuck on the Roof of Your House (The Final Word Opinion Column)

Painter’s predicament: Stranded on his roof, our writer is forced to make a desperate choice

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