Saturday musings

Saturday, April 11, 2020
It is finally Saturday and I am not in the office for the first time this week. Even as my grief and weariness envelopes me, I breathe …
I had thought to change the color of the ribbon on the Christmas wreath.  I guess it's time to take it down.

A changing landscape

Monday, April 6, 2020
Publisher's Log: April 6, 2020 We are entering Week Four where most of the staff are working from home. Production manager, Amanda, …
The River Reporter's backyard: Little Lake Erie. The red building on the right is the old ice house that stored blocks of ice for the refrigerator cars from the Erie Railroad.

Spring forth

Monday, March 30, 2020
As we begin Week Three of publishing the paper with most of the staff working remotely, I am comforted by the gentle spring rain and …
Corner of Erie Ave and Main Street in Narrowsburg.

No usuals, only constants

Monday, March 23, 2020
We begin Week Two of working remotely. We are refining our systems to be better organized and efficient. I am here at the office, …
The office is eerily quiet, for a Monday morning.

Unprecedented

Monday, March 16, 2020
Publishers Log: March 16, 2020 You can generally tell what day it is by who is in the office and what tasks we are doing. On …
Astrological musings for March 20 spring equinox

In astrology, the year starts around March 20, at the time of Spring Equinox when the Sun crosses the celestial equator from north to south in the …

Love

There are many ways to think about love.  I like to know love as an inside experience.  This implies that love is innate to who I am.  This inner love bestows an affirming glow of …

Anxiety

Anxiety is hard-wired into all of us.  Since we are going to be living with this response, understanding anxiety gives us a better chance of managing its effects. Anxiety is part of the …

February 2021 astrological trends

FEBRUARY RIVER ASTROLOGER PREDICTIONS It’s February, and love is in the air, especially around Valentine’s Day February 14. In astrology, Venus represents love and relating, and Mars …

GOP civil war

There are no words that describe my utter disgust with the Republican Party. It is perplexing to me that our party has been infested by RINOs (Republican In Name Only)—millions of people …

PTSD

PTSD is the acronym for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder. Understanding this condition is important for understanding what we go through when we are confronted with overwhelming …

Balance

We all have opinions.  Do we let these opinions influence how we experience our world?  Do we let conflicting opinions unsettle us? Or do we have a set of beliefs that anchor us in …

January 2021 astrological trends

Are there good signs for the year to come? Is there hope in the still Covid-ravaged and post-election world in 2021?  While some difficult aspects continue throughout the year, winds of change …

Term limits

No matter where you stand in the political spectrum, in fact, I would be hard-pressed to find anyone who wouldn’t agree that in order to save our republic we must now amend Article 1, Section 2 …

This is a superb owl

A superb owl

Friday, January 31, 2020
It's 'owl' in how you say it
this is about as much color as you'll catch on any typical day this time of year... unless you're lucky enough for a sunset shot.

Add a splash of color

Friday, January 24, 2020
It seems that writing in the winter is always a bit more difficult for me. Or at least writing about this winter.  Sure, I got …
A rose for Alex

Better than sliced bread

Friday, January 17, 2020
The funny thing about the internet is, seeing one thing will randomly make you wonder about another.  This morning, I read that Betty …
Hailey and I still look very similar

Do NOT try this at home.

Friday, January 10, 2020
Must. Write. A . Blog.  Must. Write. A . Blog.  Must. Write. A . Blog.  I know what I can write about.  We're only ten …

The Newseum is history

Friday, December 27, 2019
Do you know your first amendment rights? Think back to school. Your government or civics classes.  When asked if the First …