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Halloween is a mash-up between Celtic and Catholic celebrations of the dead that overtime evolved into trick-or-treating, carving jack-o-lanterns, donning costumes and eating treats. Part I: Along … more
Inside my grandmother’s cupboard among sacks of flour, cans of condensed milk and oyster crackers lived a small cardboard box with an organically inspired, red-lettered label that read, … more
In my lifetime, I’ve worked for some incredible companies and they’ve all had ‘picnics’ of sorts. For example, in NYC, I worked as an audio engineer at both Mediasound and … more
Her name is Debbie and she’s my best friend from high school. We met in the hallways by exchanging tart, but friendly, quips. She was smart, bitterly funny and stunningly beautiful, a tall, … more
When I first began writing for the Sullivan County Democrat, I was congratulated by many people who also happened to make suggestions about what I should report upon, everything from unsolved murders … more
“Ma’am, ma’am!” called the boy from behind the deli counter. Obviously, he was looking for some old woman and if only he could find her, I’d be next in line. In an … more
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I shouldn’t have said it, but I did. When this very attractive blue-eyed dog (and his owner) passed me on the road, I blurted, “Oh, it’s that dog!” The dog immediately turned … more
Wrapped in plastic, a newspaper lies marooned in the middle of the street. It’s been delivered in the pouring rain. I picture a bygone delivery person hurriedly peddling a bicycle while … more
When I first met six-year-old Oona, she acted somewhat aloof and I can’t say I blame her. We were in Callicoon and she was very busy playing with two friends: Charley, the four-year-old … more
Like many people in our area, I enjoy a humble existence in the countryside with nary a thought as to how I got here aside from one day hauling a bunch of belongings from point A to B. And then … more
“Caller ID is not even a thing anymore,” smirks my 30-something year-old neighbor just before he goes running after a wayward delivery truck. I’m left bewildered and, though there … more
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