River Muse
Good riddance!

Well, good riddance, 2021! You were supposed to be better than 2020. Look at you. You started off with an assault on democracy itself. Briefly redeemed yourself with a vaccine for our 21st-century …

Going to the movies

Waiting for our only local movie house, the Callicoon Theater, to reopen, I got to thinking about what going to the movies has meant to me. “Oklahoma” was the first movie I ever saw in a …

Irreplaceable (but not lost)

In a writing workshop recently, we were asked to consider five irreplaceable things. Mine were my daughter’s love, art, music, the ocean and sunlight through trees. Then five things lost to …