Remember back in March, when it was virtually impossible to buy a cloth face mask? Since then, ready-made masks have become easy to purchase online, as companies have stepped up to meet…Continue Reading
Most people remember times in their lives that were, for one reason or another, particularly stressful—times that provoked frustration, disillusionment—even hopelessness. I recall, for example, feeling lonely and occasionally disoriented…Continue Reading
Literary travel is a term that…Continue Reading
We became acquainted with Brian Farkas, our guest contributor, when we came across his essay in the fall 2017 issue of the Vassar Quarterly. Brian has graciously allowed us to share it here.
In early 2017, I was asked to write an essay for my college’s alumni magazine, the Vassar Quarterly, reflecting on my experience as a mediator in…Continue Reading
Several years ago, we made a visit to Germany’s Mosel River Valley on an itinerary that took us took us from Paris to Prague.…Continue Reading