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I’VE BEEN PAINTED!

My talented cousin, Ellen Katcher, did this painting of me from a photo — I was walking with the staff of The Commons in Brattleboro’s wonderful Strolling of the Heifers Parade this June. The parade, for me, is an exercise … Continue reading

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WRITERS’ QUOTES

I think almost every writer collects quotes from other writers — words that ring some kind of a bell of truth or thought. A number of writers eventually publish their collections, probably at an advanced age and in despair over … Continue reading

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A CIVIL WAR MEMORIAL DAY

Yesterday, Brattleboro’s American Legion Post #5 put on a brilliant Civil War Memorial Day event — afternoon lectures by knowledgeable scholars in three downtown venues covering the many aspects of Vermont’s enormous contribution to the Union cause. I wish I … Continue reading

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ON WATCHING BOSTON RUN

You know, I can’t watch the Boston Marathon without tears running down my face — there’s so much bravery, strength, dedication, pain and heart on display – international runners, wheelchair runners. people pushing their kids and running. I love this … Continue reading

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