Unwelcome Friends

As the pandemic eases, we are gradually emerging from isolation and permitting the world to reenter. Although isolation was difficult we need to exercise caution in welcoming those we have shut out for a year. Perhaps this is a time to be reflective in reestablishing relationships. I will clarify this thought by looking briefly at…

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Open Spaces

The writer of a recent news article mentioned a golfer who hit his ball into an oak tree where it lodged until the tree died and was cut down. Having been the owner of a 70-year-old oak tree at Brant Lake, (about which I had written before), I know the wonder of a giant oak.…

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