A Novel of New Amsterdam
The Mevrouw Who Saved Manhattan
"[A] romp through the history of New Netherland that would surely have Petrus Stuyvesant complaining about the riot transpiring between its pages."
- de Halve Maen, Journal of the Holland Society of New York
Stories & Stuff
Old News & Views
"SHE DESERVES IT"
"Mrs. Margaret Sanger, founder of the Birth Control League, has been awarded the annual medal of the American Woman's Association ... for the qualities of 'vision, integrity and valor' ... Such is the common sense of what she has been saying ... that people have at last begun to listen and believe. Her victory is not by any means complete, but the dragons are on the run."
- New York Herald Tribune, Nov. 13, 1931. Sanger opened America's first birth control clinic in Brooklyn in 1916.
AN ENGLISH POET'S VIEW OF NY
"An architecture conceived in a child's dream ... glittering clamor of myriad windows set like colored diamonds."
- Mina Loy upon sailing into the harbor and seeing the skylilne, 1916
Join me in Conversation with New York State Archivist Tom Ruller about A Dirty Year
Celebrate Inauguration Day with Me & Susan B.
Join me & my Brooklyn neighbors for a Zooom talk, Suffrage 1872: Susan B. Anthony Votes.
An Ongoing Gallery of Beauty, Joy & Renewal in a Crazy Year
Despite last year’s trials, I found inspirational rewards in my rambling around – through Red Rock Arizona in February, Brooklyn through the spring, & continuing mid-July to September with my annual sojourn to the mountains, last year to the Wind River, Tetons, & Absarokas of Wyoming. Share the beauty of 2020 with me.