Bringing My Mom to Bonnaroo

Years ago, I watched the documentary Taking My Parents to Burning Man, and I thought, um… hell no. Burning Man is a lot of things, but an experience I wanted to share with my mom or my dad was not one of them. However, years later, things changed — sort of. My friend...

Celebrating Liberty in Port Leyden

I took a walk in the woods and came out taller than the trees. — Henry David Thoreau In recent years, I have begun the simple but beautiful process of more deeply exploring the state I grew up in. Prior to that, I rarely ventured beyond the straight line between...