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White whimsy wafting beyond        my window  Evergreens adorned so    majestically  Just enough to slow the pace And offer a cloud cover on … more
In 1945 “the war is over” was announced People cheered hoping for peace abound Reality proved nothing was over in the land Instead we were evicted from our homeland Where … more
An overheard snippet of conversation can lead to terminal curiosity! That happened to me one day, when I had tuned in late to NPR and heard an author discussing his book—about chickens, no … more
For those of us in search of a salve for our communal soul and a strategy to cope with an all out assault on our environmental consciousness, I suggest that we have one of each in our … more
A peaceful protest by thousands of people gathering across the nation with colorful signs and radiant smiles can be a beautiful sight to behold and can inspire a … more
Jan. 15 is a federal holiday in America, for me and my family a historical one. On this day in 1975 I was sworn in as a New Citizen of America. The voices of the crowd echoed from the concrete … more
Your recent article about trekking through Van Cortlandt Park brought back memories of my own wanderings into this geographic marvel in our own back yard.  In 1969, I boarded a horse, an … more
Many of you may be wondering why your adults have been behaving strangely since you woke up on Nov. 9. You probably know that America held an important election on Nov. 8. For most of you, it … more
Few of us expected to be where we are today. Anticipating a Donald Trump presidency. Slim margins of victory in a handful of key states and the peculiarities of our electoral system delivered a … more
Donald Trump might as well have ripped the head off the Statue of Liberty and thrown it in New York Harbor in terms of what he did to us on Election Day. This election was for the soul of the … more
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