Head Nod

by Kevin T. McEneaney That crazy pumpkin with zig-zag-zam grin— nothing like it for a five-year old tyke, especially when a candle glimmers with magnificent rotundity, eyes winking and flittering…

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Science vs. Anti-science

by Bill Schlesinger This is a blog that attempts to translate science to the general public, using simple language to describe what we know and what we don’t know about…

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Observatory

by William Keller Each month brings a full moon I barely see through a patchwork of oak and maple leaves,often with layers of obscuring cloudsthat discourage me from stepping outto find…

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TAKEOFF

by Desmond Egan wheels thump in liftoff matter becoming form as everything retreats turns unreal in sudden buildings ribbons factories of glint toy cars chasing each other across the warp…

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One toke over the line sweet Jesus

by Bill Schlesinger Living in Maine, a state with legalized sale and use of marijuana, I’ve seen a proliferation of pot shops across the countryside. A lot of cannabis was…

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Leaf-Wind

by Kevin T. McEneaney          for Linda Kinney The pleasures of Autumn roll in slowly with a cool breeze from the northern mountain as leaves fall green, red, yellow, speckled…

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Larking with Bach and Bluegrass

Photo by Lauren Desburg by Kevin T. McEneaney Clarion Concerts (sometimes called the Leaf Peeper series) presented From Bach to Bluegrass and Beyond with Tessa Lark on violin and Michael…

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Neave Trio: From Harmony to Dissonance

by Kevin T. McEneaney The decade old Neave Trio, musicians in residence at Bard College Longy School on October 10, offered a marvelous live-stream concert through evenbright.com from Edward M.…

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The Futility of Soil Carbon Sequestration

by Bill Schlesinger In the past few years, many agronomists have promoted the sequestration of carbon in soils as a means of mitigating climate change by reducing the amount of…

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Listening…

by Kevin T. McEneaney A good rain is a delightful pleasure that permits a hiatus in schedule, time to ponder the verities of life, analyze reflection, panorama, of what is…

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