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Nov. 18, 2021

56. Grab Your Wingman

Meet Kimberlie Dykeman, a Rhinebeck native, who runs Wingman , a personal concierge and estate management business in the Hudson Valley. She and I cover what’s changed, why she started her business, advice for new homeowners,...

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June 20, 2021

48. P.B.C.C.

When you need to do seasonal things but you are the one who gets in the way, that's what we call a P.B.C.C. — "Problem Between City and Country." Inspired by a term I learned doing customer service in technology, …

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Oct. 28, 2018

8. How to be a Guest

Being a weekend guest is serious business. Dutch writer Maarten Maartens said “Staying with people consists in you’re not having your own way — and they’re not having theirs." This new episode of Cidiot explores what it means...

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Sept. 27, 2018

6. What You Desperately Need

This episode of Cidiot continues the guide of what you need once you have a town, a house, friends and you’ve started to set up. I’ll cover a checklist of 14 must-have items to live and love life in the …

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Sept. 16, 2018

5. Fall

Fall is amazing in the Hudson Valley. From iconic apples to sheep and street festivals, this episode of Cidiot talks about the activities and food that makes it special. Plus a surprise call in from my husband Brian and a …

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Aug. 11, 2018

3. Setting Yourself Up

A guide to the first weeks, from banks and paperwork to furnishing and people. Believe me, you cannot go it alone. Topics covered: Going local with your mortgage The animals clause Brian's first purchase: a Weber grill Why yo...

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