Viewpoints

Catskill Freedom Network to hold fundraiser

Tuesday, Jul 25 - Catskill Freedom Network is an all-volunteer grassroots Democratic political action committee whose aim is to elect a Democrat and defeat Republican Rep. John Faso in New York’s 19th Congressional district in 2018.

BOB GRAY: This solid flesh

Sunday, Jul 23 - For the past 50 years, however, I’ve been very successful at losing weight and estimate I’ve dumped more than 300 pounds overboard.

LEONARD QUART: A New York Sunday

Thursday, Jul 20 - It's also a way of spending some hours not thinking or talking about the monstrous narcissist and sleaze who offers us a compulsive lie and vicious tweet almost every day.

Eulogy for my friend Kurt Kruger

Thursday, Jul 20 - The fact is I probably talked to Kurt more than anyone else in my life. And those conversations took place over coffee for an hour or two almost every single day of our lives in recent years.

SOUL SUPPORT: Anything’s possible

Friday, Jul 14 - Just like a blank canvas, when my mind is clear of thoughts, fantasies, shoulds, have to’s and judgments, anything is possible.

ORANGE ALERT: The (almost) daily outrage

Friday, Jul 7 - Trump’s ghosted book about the “art” of the deal was itself a scam. There was no art. Trump’s artless point is that to be honest or scrupulous about a business deal (or any deal) is for suckers.

SOUL SUPPORT: Things change

Friday, Jul 7 - In mindfulness meditation practice, as in life, feelings change moment to moment. It's all impermanent, so enjoy it while it's here.

POEM: Hell on Wheels

Tuesday, Jul 4 - When hauled off in a sheriff’s cruiser for trespassing she was asked how many times she’s been arrested, “Not enough” she boomed to the forest and the birds.

Egremont Green News: Will Our Waste Line Go Under 400?

Monday, Jul 3 - Not everyone enjoys separating trash, rinsing cans and bottles and loading their cars with plastic film bags for their next trip to town. We get that. And we don’t want to be finger-wagging scolds. We try to build team spirit.