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In My Humble Opinion
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Yet lately, it’s been all about the past. more
For something completely different, the past few days have been chockablock with a wide range of activities, including art shows, awards ceremonies, 5K runs, touch-a-trucks, beer barrel races and even a drag queen or two. more
Last weekend’s highlights included the Town of Bethel Peace Parade, schvitzing my way through another fantastic Riverfest in Narrowsburg, NY and a sneak-peek at the Farm Arts Collective and their fantastical upcoming production, “Shakespeare on the Farm.” more
What fascinates the photographer in me is the story that can be told without revealing too much, or without even knowing what’s happening. more
I’m not naïve—I understand the “circle of life” and that all living things eventually die. It’s the fragility that troubles me; the mere notion that life as we know it can come to an abrupt halt, suddenly and without warning, niggles at me and keeps me awake at night. more
For many, it’s Christmastime (yes, it’s one word) with “kids jingle belling” and “much mistletoeing” (uh huh) that springs to mind as the most wonderful time of the year, but, for me, it’s summertime and the good old-fashioned barn theatres that beckon during the warmer months. more
Yes, I looked it up—apparently “sun’ll” is a word. Actually, it’s a contraction of the words “sun” and “will.” As far as I can tell, it has only … more
That said, it’s the “sound of music” to which I refer, and there’s plenty of that to go around these days. more
Well, apparently, it’s the middle of June. Once again, I’ve hit the ground running and the days are flying by. Each summer, I vow to stop and smell the roses, but I’m already having … more
That’s right—I’ve been to another parade. And yes, I took hundreds of photos. For years, my friends in other parts of the country have marveled over the sheer number of festivals … more
I’m feeling a bit like the White Rabbit these days. You know—the one from Lewis Carroll’s book “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.” By unifying the color palette … more
Over the last few days, there were two kinds of parades in my world: literal and figurative. As I perused the Memorial Day listings in last Thursday’s edition of The River Reporter, I ruminated … more
In my never-ending quest for out-of-this-world entertainment, I am always on the lookout for a good place to land, scouring the countryside in search of the unusual. Still a bit sullen over having … more
Hopefully by the time this edition of the award-winning River Reporter hits the stands, the endless rain will have stopped—but as I sit at my desk to put the proverbial pen to paper? Well, … more
What do you get when you mix one part Marty McFly, one part Mr. Peabody and a dash of The Twilight Zone, sprinkled with a light dusting of History 101? A trip for two (that would be me and Dharma the … more
Last week was all about the kids. My schedule originally called for spending time outdoors, but the mercurial nature of spring in the Catskills had different plans, and with the onset of a late April … more
The above title is a reference to the Stephen Sondheim song “Broadway Baby,” written for his acclaimed musical “FOLLIES.” Originally produced for the Broadway stage in 1971, … more
And by “dummies,” I mean me. While millions around the world celebrate Easter this Sunday with prayers and a deep reverence for what the holiday means to them, millions of others will be … more
The title above alludes to a variety of things: one, the sun has indeed, been shining; two, the song is from the Age-of-Aquarius “tribal love-rock musical” HAIR; and three, I’ll … more
It’s the fancy (and by “fancy,” I mean Latin) quasi-poetic way of saying “time flies,” and ain’t that the truth. When we’re young, we think we’re … more
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