Voices

Letters to the editor (3/3/21)

Letters to the editor (3/3/21)

Topics include: Support of farm community; Ulster County seniors getting a “raw” COVID vaccine deal; Courtesies on the hiking trail; Citizens against bike lanes on Broadway; and more.

The dark side of the full moon

The dark side of the full moon

When the Full Moon arrives next Saturday night, the 27th, let’s finally learn its brightness. For, in the mass media the past 20 years or so, all sorts of make-believe things have been presented about the Full Moon.

Susan Slotnick: The old woman in the snow 

Susan Slotnick: The old woman in the snow 

Several years ago while cross-country skiing with my 18-year-old daughter, we came upon an icy patch next to a ledge. My prudent daughter removed her skis. I kept mine on, sat on them and proceeded to slide down the hill on my derriere.  My impudent “devil may care” behavior precipitated loud screams of, “Mommy! Mommy! Take off your skis.”