The Paul Bunyan of the Erie Canal
A story about Red McCarthy, a legendary boat captain on the Erie Canal.
The Buoy Tender
A segment of a novel, set on the Champlain Canal.
A short story based on the author’s childhood in Jamaica.
Corona Virus Song
Folk singer, Stanley Ransom, composes a song for Coronavirus, to the tune of “Days of ’49”.
Virtuous Versifying: A Composition About Rhymes
The second of a three-part series about family connections with folk art – in this case, poetry and the poetry of his grandmother.
At Work in the Garden of Eat and Be Eaten
A poem by Fisher Poet, Chuck Tekula
Two Poems: Jack “Legs” Diamond and Portal
Two poems localized to Catskill locations
An original poem by Helen Condon about a Radio Flyer wagon.
Gouging Tradition: Musings on Fingernail Fiddle Making
An autobiographical treatise on the intersection of craft, tools, and music.
Camp Woodland Memories Inspire A Poem
A description of Camp Woodland, and a song by Mickey VanDow.
Seasons in Schuylerville, New York
The changing seasons in New York State
Essere Vecchi & Brutto
Remembrances of an Italian American childhood
Exploring Frontiers: An American Tradition
A memoir about the Homosexual Rights Movement of 1950s Los Angeles.