Knowing

photo by Bill Keller by Bill Keller I can’t get lost — this trail runs straight. I go a few miles out and back.No intersections, choosing routes,just the Yes of gravel underfoot. I sometimes dream another…

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A Requiem for Roundup?

by Bill Schlesinger Glyphosate is the most widely used herbicide in the United States with applications ranging between 250 and 300 million pounds per year during the past 10 years,…

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Sybarite5 Electrifies the air at The Stissing Center

Suliman Tekalli, Sami Merdinian, Louis Levitt, Laura Andrade, Caeli Smith by Kevin T. McEneaney Five young talented musicians lit up the stage last Sunday at The Stissing Center. This tightly…

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Rio Jazz Quartet at Smithfield Church

Preview by Kevin T McEneaney Next Saturday at 4 pm there is the opportunity to hear a marvelous jazz quartet with Matt Finley on trumpet, Larry Ham on piano, Lou…

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Lift your glass!

by Kevin T McEneaney When you raise a glass of wine to toast with friend, that wine would not exist, except that wasps provide the brewing yeast for all the…

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Alejandro Brittes Quartet Dresses in Many Sounds

Charlise Bandeira, André Ely, Alejandro Brittes, Carlos de Césaro At the Stissing Center in Pine Plains last Saturday with a full moon promising drier weather, the Alejandro Brittes Quartet from South…

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What is in a location?

When a dense mist-cloud envelopes the day with invisible prickle of raindrops that decorate one’s eyelashes and ears, one feels like one is walking in a dream without the clock…

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The Downsizing of Nature?

by Bill Schlesinger In the mid-1800s, a German biologist, Carl Bergmann noticed a tendency for the individuals of bird and mammal species to be larger at higher latitudes, and he…

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The Women of Lockerbie Triumphs at James Baird Park

Joseph Eriole, Cora Colwell, Jess Boyd, Courtney Constantino-Baldeh, Michael Risio, Stephany Hitchcock, Wendy Urban-Mead by Kevin T McEneaney When was the last time that you attended and experienced a transformative…

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