Susan P. Bachelder is a resident of South Egremont. She is presently the Chair of the Egremont Historical Commission, and serves on the Egremont Green Committee and the Alford/Egremont Cultural Council. She is an English text editor, and historian who takes special interest in the South Egremont Village School and the loss of cursive handwriting from the Common Core Curriculum.
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Articles by Susan Bachelder
Tuesday, 16 Apr 2019 - A poem mourning the loss of Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris.
Saturday, 22 Sep 2018 - Of course we know the science now, and intellectually we know that neither LUX nor NOX succeeds in overwhelming the other in this annual dance while we celebrate our harvests, but there is always something a bit unnerving about this gradual descent into twilight.
Monday, 22 Jan 2018 - The 1936 movie "Rembrandt" will remind us of how the light of the silver screen is still used to create art.
Wednesday, 22 Nov 2017 - The Housatonic Valley Art League kicks off a series of curated art films this Sunday, Nov. 26, at 1 p.m.
Friday, 11 Aug 2017 - As more and more white structures around the region are being painted black, can we call this color traditional? Is black the new white? And if so why?
Monday, 4 Apr 2016 - As we age and our houses age, where can we look for the help that will let us stay here for the duration?
Saturday, 26 Mar 2016 - Thanks to Henrietta Leavitt we now know that our Milky Way is just one of billions of galaxies in the universe and how far from us they all are.
Friday, 18 Mar 2016 - The Vernal Equinox falls on Sunday, March 20, at 12:30 a.m. But on Saturday, March 19, at 8:30 p.m., it's Earth Hour, from 8:30 to 9:30. Turn off lights, step out, and look up!
Sunday, 10 Jan 2016 - In "Remarkable Women" Carole Owens is able to extrapolate from the formal and often obscure language of court documents and legal filings, the rough and tumble times of illicit sex, greed, land grabbing lawyers, and powerful oligarchies.
Saturday, 26 Sep 2015 - Richard III has been portrayed as an evil hunchback who murdered his nephews and took the throne by duplicity and murder. Until now.