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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
Guestwords: The Sandwich Generation

Everything that my granddaughter does is new, vibrant, and alive. Everything my mother-in-law does is old, frail, and confused. And I’m caught in the middle.

Jul 6, 2023
Guestwords: Cutting Room

Moving on after the death of my father involved moving, literally towing, his riding lawn mover and all it signified.

Jun 29, 2023
Guestwords: That ’70s Show

That the reduction in nuclear capacity after the Three Mile Island disaster would keep the coal industry alive and exacerbate climate change should have been obvious.

Jun 22, 2023
Guestwords: Fake Mechanic, Real Panic

It was with both happiness and a tinge of disappointment that I saw the go-kart my son and I built years ago drive away.

Jun 15, 2023
Guestwords: Get on With It

On the occasion of the late Robin Duke being honored by Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic for her work as a women’s rights advocate, her granddaughter recalls the most important lesson she imparted.

Jun 8, 2023
Guestwords: The Fight of My Life

While a prostate cancer diagnosis can set off alarm bells, one of the lessons I learned is that research and knowledge will dispel many negative myths.

Jun 1, 2023
Guestwords: Where Magic Happens

A good way to look at tough stretches, rough patches, and travails — as opportunities for positive change.

May 25, 2023