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Guestwords: Soon the Leaves Will Fall  

Falling leaves provide shelter for the insects that pollinate our flowering world. They nourish the soil, keeping it alive. Let’s rethink what we do with them.

Sep 28, 2023
Guestwords: Goodbye Cricket Lullaby

Closing up our summer retreat was when I first experienced what my grandmother called “the pain of a heavy heart.”

Sep 21, 2023
Guestwords: Meet the Twelderly

I refuse to embrace the title of elderly. No, I am in that age range which I have labeled “twelderly”; like “tween” is to teen.

Sep 14, 2023
Guestwords: We All Failed My Brother

A 2012 Columbia University study on addiction medicine found that only one in 10 drug or alcohol addicts gets medical treatment, leaving more than 20 million Americans untreated.

Sep 7, 2023
Guestwords: Summer Memories

Thinking about my youth in Amagansett both takes me back in time and roots me firmly in the present.

Aug 31, 2023
Guestwords: Finding Sugar Man

Memories of Sixto Rodriguez, singer-songwriter who found late fame.

Aug 24, 2023
Guestwords: Commoner and the Bomb

The lessons of Barry Commoner, the “Paul Revere of the modern environmental movement,” are now more important than ever.

Aug 17, 2023
Guestwords: 17 and in Lockup

I am 17 years old and would like to share my experience as a minor in a county jail for eight months.

Aug 10, 2023
Guestwords: So I Took the Bus

This experiment would be part of my personal plan to adopt a more planet-friendly lifestyle.

Aug 3, 2023
Guestwords: Surfing the Cosmos

Refreshing humanity and entertainment in an afternoon with comic books.

Jul 27, 2023
Guestwords: Hello, Jerry! And Goodbye . . .

Jerry Herman, the musical man, was more than just underrated.

Jul 20, 2023
Guestwords: Keeping the Dream Alive

It seems that everyone wants to write a children’s book, and while lots of people think they can, I beg to differ.

Jul 13, 2023