Baby Geese

Baby Geese

This spring and summer we’ve had eight baby geese wandering the property. These goslings are actually a blended family, with five teenagers coming from one set of parents, and three pre-teens from another. The two sets of adults don’t seem to mind sharing parenting...
Our New favorite thing to eat

Our New favorite thing to eat

Beginning our journey up in Hudson, to meet out friend Mary for a bite at Le Gamin. While the restaurant still goes by the same name and remains very French in menu selection, the atmosphere took a decidely drastic turn, wall decor now more a la Route 66 vintage gas...
The Best thing about a Hot, Dry Summer…

The Best thing about a Hot, Dry Summer…

is it sure makes for Tasty berries, “Wow”. My husband Dave went blueberry picking today and boy are they a delicious batch. Firm, flavorful and just the right mix of tart and sweet. They will work their way into our breakfasts for months to come. Some are...
Featured in Rural Intelligence

Featured in Rural Intelligence

A lot of relationships begin at work, be they friendships or romantic partnerships, but the story behind the Olde Rhinebeck Inn puts a new spin on this age-old occurrence. When Jonna Paolella opened her inn 18 years ago, she gave up her love of travel to stay in...
Do the Right Thing

Do the Right Thing

As world leaders meet in Paris to discuss actionables to combat climate change, we too, here the Inn are making a pledge and disclosing our eco-friendly practices. The first step is admitting we have a problem, right? As a society, we throw way too much...

The Sharing Economy

I come across this term on almost a daily basis nowadays. Airbnb this, Uber that, the pros and the cons, the battles over the traditional methods of commerce and the new ones. We’d like to “share” with you, (pun happily intended) our own version, and how it’s playing...