ABOUT THE BLOG

I am very fortunate. From the outset of the corona virus pandemic I have hibernated in the peace and relative security of Brant Lake, in the Adirondacks, the North Country of upstate New York. Loon dive for fish in the early morning stillness. Male Mallard ducks scavenge under my bird feeder while the females roost…

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Moses

In addition to the 11 members of our family who are hibernating at Brant Lake, we also have Moses, our pet pit bull. Now, for many people, the term “pet” pit bull is an oxymoron since the reputation of a pit bull certainly runs counter to the idea of a “pet.” Pit bulls are normally…

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Where Is Home?

In the midst of the pandemic many of us have left our homes and migrated to (or have been stranded in) a place removed from what we normally call home. So, while I isolate in the Adirondack Mountains, I reflect on the question, “Where is home?” As a child I lived in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania next…

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