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Latest Moxie Podcast

Pano believes that we earn moxie through putting in the work and paying the price, not instant gratification. As a lover of the outdoors and wild places, he finds opportunities to cultivate moxie and apply the lessons of nature to his life and the lives of those he encounters through his work, teaching, and volunteer commitments.

People Profiles

  • Once a month Melissa, along with her aunts, cousins, mom, and sisters, get together and have a family craft day. Melissa and her aunt brainstorm what the craft will be, and then her aunt gathers the supplies.

  • Meghan Bornes is a recent graduate of Norwich University in Vermont and a Surface Warfare Officer (SWO) for the U.S. Navy. Meghan, who graduated in May with her Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience and attended Stissing Mountain Jr./Sr. High School, is about to start her service aboard the U.S.S. John S. McCain at Naval Station Everett in Washington. 

Health & Wellness

  • For some, though, the holidays bring dread, anxiety, and even depression, particularly for those who are grieving the loss of a loved one. 

  • Mary grew up in Omaha, NE, and earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance from Stephens College. “I was lucky enough to study at a school that allowed the dance majors to also study within the theater program,” she said. “I ended up leaving with a BFA that felt more like a musical theater degree.” 

  • Wikipedia explains it as, “Kindness is a type of behavior marked by acts of generosity, consideration, rendering assistance, or concern for others, without expecting praise or reward in return.” Seems simple enough, right?

  • It’s always a good idea to schedule time to pamper yourself, unwind, and indulge in some serenity.


Main Street is Out and About

  • I’m not sure what it is about autumn (other than it’s my favorite season), but as soon as there is a slight chill in the air, I immediately crave a visit to a local orchard in search of an apple cider donut.  This year, I decided to put my hobby to work, and as such, I’ve dedicated the entire month of October to traveling all over the Hudson Valley in search of the best apple cider donut.

  • The Corner Counter offers a variety of pantry picks stacked on tables and shelves when you first walk in; baked goods and pastries on the display counter; a variety of local cheeses; a full menu of sandwiches, salads and small plates; and perhaps most unexpectedly, a shelf full of local wines, beers, and ciders.

  • The play is written by Jeremy Kareken, David Murrell, and Gordon Farrell and is based on the book written by John D’Agata and Jim Fingal about an actual essay and its consequential fallout.

  • Aside from the incredible pantry shelves, the other undeniable star of the show over at Ten Mile Table is the one-woman-show known as Vitsky Bakery. Ariel Yotive is behind the bakery and on days that they’re open, you can find her in the kitchen bright and early at three in the morning, baking all of that day’s goods fresh.