It looks like I will be moving away from Ulster County, NY, where I have lived for the past seven years, to Columbia County, near Albany, NY. It's not such a big change geographically -- only fifty miles -- but it means the end of a whole way of life here and the attempt to establish a new way of life, with a new circle of friends and acquaintances, there. As mental and spiritual preparation, I'll start making a record of some of the very fine things one can find in what I hope will be my new home county.
Here's a site about Columbia County generally -- Columbia Co. And here are two local historic sites --
Not too awfully far away is Edith Wharton's country home The Mount, in Lenox, Massachusetts.