Greetings from San Miguel de Allende, the 16th Century colonial city nestled in the central highlands of Mexico.
On this occasion, I’m looking back on my first visit to Mexico, in the autumn of 1963 when, as a young reporter for United Press International, I managed to bag a plum assignment that took me to Puerto Vallarta, which was then a sleepy village on Mexico’s Pacific Coast. I’m also thinking of the Academy Awards to be handed out on Sunday, and my encounter with Hollywood glamour on that first Mexico visit. (more…)
Shelter Island students engaged in the first year of a three-year program sponsored by the Anti-Defamation League to address issues of individual responsibility and respect, encourage open discussions about bias and discrimination, and develop social responsibility (more…)
In this busy age of constant communication and high speed movement, our bodies are constantly being stimulated and it may be difficult to find a pause in our day for a simple moment of relaxation. In different times we may have retreated to a garden — in a little aromatic corner, finding time for reflection and admiration for the beautiful things in life. Taking time, like the old saying goes, “to stop and smell the roses.” (more…)
I spent last Friday getting to know the Reverend Charles McCarron, the Rector of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church here on the Island.
Father McCarron has been here for two years and is actively involved with his parish and the community. He is also the pastor of Holy Trinity Church in Greenport. (more…)