In My Humble Opinion
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How do you combine reflexology and a tribute to the Grateful Dead, while traversing the Upper Delaware River region in search of adventure? I have no clue, but such was my challenge over the last few … more
MONTICELLO, NY - Members of the media and the general public were invited to attend the official ribbon-cutting ceremony and first look at new Sullivan County jail and Sherriff’s administration … more
I’ve heard that expression my entire life: in movies, in television commercials, in songs and even on Broadway. But I’ve always wondered where it originated. As is my wont, I navigated my … more
Thanks in part to my shrink, I’m kinda-sorta enjoying winter this year. “Dr. X” is constantly encouraging me to “embrace the situation, whatever the circumstance.” Since … more
I suppose it was only a matter of time. With millions of folks observing stay-at-home restrictions, everyone and their brother is suddenly an “entertainer.” Whether they’re reciting … more
You could feel it walking in… Entering the lobby with friends who remember when the Tusten Theater wasn’t, when DVAA was very young—when we were all younger. Old friends … more
I was slightly nervous about going in for a COVID-19 test. Even though I had no reason to suspect that I might have contracted the dreaded virus, my doctor recommended it as “a matter of … more
How is it possible that March has just begun and I’m already exhausted? I’m guessing that old age, creaking bones and battling cancer have something to do with it, but come on… … 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
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
If you’re over 40, chances are you’ve thought about it. Given the opportunity, would you go back to your youth and do it all over again? There are always permutations to that query and … more
Dear Mom: Recent catastrophic events and being quarantined at home have given many of us the time and opportunity to reflect on the pre-pandemic past. Although you somehow mastered ordering … more
Why “again, again” you ask? I’ll tell you. I’ve been writing this In My Humble Opinion thing for a while now. About 20 years, in fact, and for 12 of them, it’s been … more
This incarnation of HAIR beautifully serves as a love letter to the original production and is practically flawless. more
As the holiday season amps up and lights begin to twinkle, I find myself in a bit of a conundrum. I’m not always in the mood to shake hands, kiss cheeks, take a photo, move on and repeat. As … more
That age-old excuse has existed since the first one-room schoolhouse was attended by the first student who had a mongrel at home to blame for not handing in his (or her) assignment on time. Of … more
With the onset of winter, unpredictable weather invariably ensues. As a result, my work-related plans often peter out (1). Such was the case last weekend, as somewhat dire forecasts began to surface. … 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
As I wended my way through picturesque Sullivan County, the temperature rose from 50, to 68, to 74, to 80—just in time for thousands of people bedecked in black and yellow to appear on Main Street en masse, ready to party the day away. more
I don’t make New Year’s resolutions, but as 2019 draws to a close and I look around the house, maybe it’s not such a bad idea. “What happened to me being neat?” I asked … more
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