My adopted hometown of Rhinebeck is all abuzz, as pretty much the whole world knows! Today Chelsea Clinton will be getting married here and people seem to be either very excited (like me!) or very annoyed because of the inconveniences. There are lots of signs all over town wishing the couple the very best. This one is at the Migliorelli farm stand by the Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge.
Although I’ve been very tempted to go into the center of town and take in the three-ring circus of news crews, celebrities and dignitaries, and nosy sightseers, I’ve talked myself out of it and will be staying put today. Yesterday one of my girlfriends saw former Pres. Clinton eating a late lunch at Gigi’s, and I’ve been getting a kick out of Facebook and Twitter updates from the shopkeepers in town, who have been keeping everyone in the loop. It’s been surreal seeing the stores I walk by and shop at all the time on the national news!
They lucked out with the weather, that’s for sure. Earlier in the week it was in the 90s with oppressive humidity. Today? It’ll be in the high 70s and it’s one of the nicest days we’ve had so far this summer. I wish Chelsea and Marc all the best and I hope their life together is as beautiful as today is.