River Muse
Are you a racist?

I have been asking myself this for years; most of my life, in fact. But it’s hard (and sometimes dangerous) to speak out loud about it. Just the word racism conjures the worst images. Of …

Good riddance!

Well, good riddance, 2021! You were supposed to be better than 2020. Look at you. You started off with an assault on democracy itself. Briefly redeemed yourself with a vaccine for our 21st-century …

Going to the movies

Waiting for our only local movie house, the Callicoon Theater, to reopen, I got to thinking about what going to the movies has meant to me. “Oklahoma” was the first movie I ever saw in a …