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Press On

 I took this pic during one of my many walks, going west on 41st Street  (on Library Way) toward the main NYC public library on 5th Avenue. The quotes on the bronze plagues embedded in the sidewalk are the words of great authors, thinkers and journalists. These words inspire me and I’m sure they inspire you too. Let us never forget who we are as a nation. Without a free press, our nation will perish. #PressOn


The "F" Word

University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island 1978 - It had started to snow and that winter we had already experienced two of the worst storms in New England history. I trundled myself into a white Volkswagen beetle with three women whom I did not know. I had signed up to travel in a carpool. We debated whether we should drive to Connecticut. The beetle was old, dented, had a throaty muffler and a tail pipe...