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The Way Out Here
Smoke filled the sky across the road at our neighbor’s house; white puffy billows came upward from behind their garage. Even fully aware that it was sap season, I was at first startled and …
Ramblings of a Catskill Flyfisher
Each year at this time, right around the end of March, anglers eagerly await the start of another trout season. In some angling circles, that is all the talk is about. I know I’ve been hearing …
Mixed Greens

I have a lot of conversations about climate change, sometimes with scientists, educators or local officials but more often with engaged citizens who are just trying to figure out how we can invest …

River Muse
Away from it all (almost)

It took every ounce of forbearance on my part to maneuver the bureaucracy of international travel with our pets, but I did it. From buying a pet stroller to seeking the advice of a psychiatrist, I …

Peace and Justice Files
One

We’re oneBut we’re not the sameWe hurt each otherThen we do it …

Root Cellar
A hunch

I have a “hunch” that you don’t really want to read what I have to say regarding COVID-19, the coronavirus sweeping the globe. I am not an expert on infectious diseases. I am not a …

View from the Train
The art of storytelling

For centuries, history relied on the oral art of storytelling to pass the tales of ole through generations. Although the stories get watered down through the years; they become embellished with feats …