More Musings: This Time On a Word

Woody and I have a young man living with us whose native language is not English. Suffice it to say (I love the alliteration of that phrase), we get frequent opportunities to talk about English. And so it was that … Read More

My Annual Christmas Eve Post for 2020

Many of my friends here in Vermont see winter as a time to pull out the skis, the sleds, the toboggans and hit the hills. Not me. Over the past few decades, I’ve come to see winter as a time … Read More

Deconstructing Thanksgiving 2020

Too lofty a title? I just want to talk about how Thanksgiving went for us this year. And, curious how it went for you. One aspect I imagine we all share: this Thanksgiving, 2020, was different from any we’ve had … Read More

GIVING TUESDAY is coming

You know the Statue of Liberty. You know its story. You know how it stands at the mouth of the Hudson River, a beacon to immigrants for over a century. I’ve climbed her stairs a few times over the years … Read More

Thanksgiving is coming. Sort of.

Thanksgiving will be here next week and, frankly, I’m pissed. Do you know how you’ll be celebrating this year? I don’t. Not exactly. I mean, I knew we’d not be socializing with anyone who doesn’t live here in Vermont. I … Read More

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