DINNER TABLE CONVERSATION – BY ELLIN CURLEY

I was raised by well-educated, well-read, New York City intellectuals. My mother was a psychologist and my father was a psychoanalyst. In addition to seeing patients, my father wrote books and articles in the inter-disciplinary fields of psychology, sociology, and anthropology. From the time I was old enough to sit at the dining room table, … Continue reading DINNER TABLE CONVERSATION – BY ELLIN CURLEY

SPIKY WATER LILIES IN THE BLACKSTONE RIVER – Marilyn Armstrong

Now, these are spikes! I thought you might be tired of my cactus, so allow me to introduce the spikiest water lilies I've ever seen. We think of water lilies as flat, but they come in a lot of shapes and this one is very common along the shores of the Blackstone River. Taken last … Continue reading SPIKY WATER LILIES IN THE BLACKSTONE RIVER – Marilyn Armstrong