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The Way Out Here
A part of most young boys’ upbringing out here is to acquaint them with various tools as they become capable, training them how to be responsible with those tools and, of course, what they can …
Ramblings of a Catskill Flyfisher
As a columnist who writes about fly fishing for River Reporter, it has been my tradition to include a piece about the opening day of trout season each spring. Unfortunately, here in the Eastern …
A BEVY OF COLUMNS
Mixed Greens

This week marks a little over a year since I left work one evening and received a call the next day letting me know I’d be working from home for the foreseeable future. COVID-19, viewed in …

River Muse
Never stop growing

The great thing about gardening is you never stop learning. I have been tending a garden for more than 30 years in one place or another. But until now, I never knew the value of mycorrhizae …

Peace and Justice Files
‘It’s an outrage!’

(In which Screwdisk, EVP for Sales and Acquisitions for HellCorp North America, makes some suggestions to his young nephew and tempter-in-training Scumbucket. See www.screwdisk.wordpress.com for …

Root Cellar
Attestation

I had my second Pfizer COVID-19 immunization this weekend at the SUNY Albany campus vaccination site and I am writing this column in a haze of achy fatigue. I can’t say if my weariness is …

From the Relationship Center
New mom?

If you have become a mom for the first time, buckle up—it’s quite an emotional rollercoaster. First of all, there are hormones running roughshod over your body, which can cause wild …

Jude's Culinary Journey
In November of 2004, my sister, Janet, and I were making the long trek from our house in the Catskills to visit family in a suburb of Philadelphia. Anticipating the long drive ahead, we wanted to …
Mixed Greens
What began on February 9 as a 40-second conversation about approaching cold weather at a board meeting of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has turned into one of the most disastrous …
The Way Out Here
If you’ve lived here in the woods of the Upper Delaware River region for long, you’ve likely heard the night peepers. Every spring, they emerge as voices, rarely to be seen, in the …