Roger Pasquier is a lifelong New Yorker as well as an avid bird watcher who has written several books about ornithology. In pursuit of this interest, he has spent long hours in Central Park which led to his most recent book. On Friday, June 3 at 7 p.m. the Friday Night Dialogues at Shelter Island Public Library is pleased to host Mr. Pasquier who will speak about his experience writing that book, “Painting Central Park.” (more…)
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When I was a youngster, I lived for a time in the rustic lake country of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula where my mother’s family had deep roots dating back to the middle of the 19th century.
Of all the relatives who took on the thankless challenge of trying to mold my character, my favorite was my Great Aunt Libby. Her father — my great-grandfather — had fought in the Civil War and was almost killed on the field of battle. The severe head wound he sustained left him blind for the rest of his life. (more…)
CAROL GALLIGAN PHOTO | Here’s a poor photograph (sorry!) of my 25 babies. I think they’re wonderful!
Progress report as follows: I am still completely in love with my succulents. But I’m also still convinced they have come to us from another world. (more…)
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