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Loss. Regret.

Writing obituaries sometimes feels like an exercise in loss and regret. The subject has died, of course, and so I lack the opportunity to interview this person. Instead I must gather details of her or his life from colleagues, family, … Continue reading

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Indelible History Project

I wrote notes furiously during visual artist Myron Polenberg‘s talk–but now I can’t locate them. So, apropos of the subject, I’m going to have to rely on memory to tell his story. An off-site event planned during my week at … Continue reading

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Hudson River Valley Wasp Attack

  This is Noreen. See Noreen swim. Noreen is on the run, the swim, from killer wasps during her recent educational junket to Hudson, New York. It isn’t true that wasps, like bees, die upon the sting. They have smooth … Continue reading

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