Global Warming: Feeling the Power of Nature

The way I feel the power of nature has changed. It might be a change in me, aging or temperance, something like that. But at 105 degrees F in New York City this summer, and with storms that felt like they were blowing the windows in when they came, I think the change in how I … Continue reading Global Warming: Feeling the Power of Nature

Ellis Island Brown – What Ache Is In a Name?

What ache is in a name, what hidden loss, what forgotten history? In the US, you just never know unless you ask. Sometimes you don't know even after you ask. The vast majority here came from somewhere else in the generations past, and unless we have the story from our elders we don't even know … Continue reading Ellis Island Brown – What Ache Is In a Name?