Category Archives: New York History Books

2014 begins with hope

And by  ‘hope’ I mean Hope Farm Press & Bookshop. My 55 yr old publishing company/book store specializing in New York State books has been getting short shrift over the last year while I spent more time cooking and pursuing … Continue reading

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Hope Farm Press April 2012 NY Books Newsletter

Hope Farm Press April 2012 NY Books Newsletter 2012 April Vol XIV Issue IV New York State Books Newsletter from Richard Frisbie of Hope Farm Press *************************     FROM THE EDITOR Finally – I’m buckling down to focus on … Continue reading

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The Last Page – Carnegie Library Preserved

For many years, years after I served on the Library Board shepherding the school/village/town supported library into its own entity with its own tax district, I promoted keeping the library in the village. Believe it now, or not, at that … Continue reading

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Hope Farm Press October ’11 NY Books Newsletter

2011 October Vol XIII Issue X New York State Books Newsletter from Richard Frisbie of Hope Farm Press ************************* FROM THE EDITOR September flew by – or should I say poured by? I’ve never seen so much rain and flooding … Continue reading

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Hope Farm Press September ’11 NY Books Newsletter

2011 September Vol XIII Issue IX New York State Books Newsletter from Richard Frisbie of Hope Farm Press *************************   FROM THE EDITOR August is a blur of sunshine and gardening capped off with an earthquake and hurricane. What a … Continue reading

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All Modesty Aside

Writing Your Own Bio Isn’t Easy Recently I was accepted as a contributing journalist for the travel website Travelingboy.com One of the hardest things I had to do to achieve that status was write my own bio. I’m a quiet, … Continue reading

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Hope Farm Press July ’11 NY Books Newsletter

2011 July Vol XIII Issue VII New York State Books Newsletter from Richard Frisbie of Hope Farm Press ************************* FROM THE EDITOR June and the July 4th Holiday are over. The Beira Interior region of Portugal was fantastic – great … Continue reading

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Crossroads at Work

My part time job at Hudson Valley Dessert Company just got more interesting. I started at 2 half days baking. Now I’m doing 2 full days baking, and 2 days baking and cooking, with 2 more days up in the air. Meaning, if … Continue reading

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Hope Farm Press June ’11 NY Books Newsletter

2011 June Vol XIII Issue VI New York State Books Newsletter from Richard Frisbie of Hope Farm Press *************************   FROM THE EDITOR France (Dijon & Reims) was fantastic – great food, champagne & burgundy. I even videotaped a few … Continue reading

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Hope Farm Press May ’11 NY Books Newsletter

2011 May Vol XIII Issue V New York State Books Newsletter from Richard Frisbie of Hope Farm Press ************************* FROM THE EDITOR Madrid was fantastic – 3 weeks ahead of us in warm Spring weather. The horse chestnut trees were … Continue reading

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