Monthly Archives: November 2016

Leatherstocking Tales

& The Last of the Mohicans How did my wedding anniversary become embroiled in the Leatherstocking Tales? How does my husband conjure up James Fenimore Cooper’s The Last of the Mohicans? My story is innocent. I swear. Readers may remember … Continue reading

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Time to Move the Pipeline

Today’s New York Times Editorial A major shift in news coverage occurred this summer as citizens gathered in North Dakota to protest construction of a 1,134-mile oil pipeline. And, for once, mainstream news media witnessed and reported on the events. … Continue reading

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How to be authentic

National American Heritage Month   November comes on the heels of several events that focus attention on North American Indians. That’s good news. And bad news. The good news is that the spotlight reminds us that critical, life-changing events impact … Continue reading

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