Erica Hart of Hankins, NY

I painted this piece, titled “Mind Travel,” during the early spring of 2020, when the only travel that people were doing was through the internet, books, television, or one’s own …

Phyllis S. Haynes of Narrowsburg, NY

How do I really feel about masks and vaccines? It’s not just what I want, but also what is good for the people around me. I’m not an island in this world. I interact with others on a …

Nancy Wells of Damascus, PA

When I was a child, I created my own dream laboratory in a clothes closet. I wanted to be Madame Curie. I felt a kinship with her curiosity and love of experimentation. I gathered rocks, perfume, …

Carol Smythe of Grahamsville, NY

Carren Thomas of Hackettstown, NJ

Beth Peck of Narrowsburg, NY

The passing of Dorothee Holmstrup of Pompton Plains, NJ and Beach Lake, PA at the age of 101 prompts admiration of her important contribution to the formation of Tusten-Cochecton Library. Dottie …

Denise Connolly of White Lake, NY

Celebrating Women’s History Month

Nancy Wells of Damascus, PA:

Solutions to problems are found more easily when we realize we all have the same basic human needs. These realities have to be addressed equitably before we tackle more general issues. When we forget …

Eileen Hennessy of Lake Huntington, NY:

Smile and say hi, even if the other person is rude and does not say hello back. Make them aware that you are talking to them and say have a nice day. Give them a big smile.

Denise Connolly of Bethel, NY:

This is an easy one: I would force the press, all of the media to give us only the TRUTH after they have verified what they get from all those “unnamed sources.” Any press conferences …