From the air, Glenford is a pleasant scattering of roofs on the south slope of Ohayo Mountain. Some of its houses have splendid views of the sparkling Ashokan Reservoir. Glenford serves as a suburb of its famous sister hamlet, and is rapidly being gentriﬁed.
San Miguel de Allende was colonized by Woodstock artists long ago.
Despite the title, this is not a story about sex. How could it be? It takes place in Woodstock, and everyone knows Woodstock Is not sexy.
If, as seems likely, Woodstock becomes known as a writer’s town, wannabe content providers will struggle harder to stay afloat as writers always have, but only the most successful scribblers will move into the spaces left by the artists. The rest may inhabit a new Bohemia, like the Maverick. Woodstock is becoming older, wealthier, and wordier.
The Fall Guy is a thriller that belongs on the literary top shelf with Graham Greene and Charles McCarry, a thriller in the way Henry James’s “The Turn Of The Screw” is a ghost story. The thrills it offers are those of narrative and philosophy.
A good actor searched for the truth of a role within himself; acting was not about ego, but honesty.
On a warm late Sunday afternoon in mid-October the flaneur lay sprawled on a boulder atop Mount Guardian, studying, from
The flaneur likes surprises, if they come in the form of kisses. Too often they came in the form of
The World’s Most Famous Small Town exists in time as well as space. For devotees of local history, it is
Ed Balmer To paraphrase Auntie Mame, “life is a party most poor suckers don’t know how to celebrate.” The flaneur