COMFORT or CONFLICT: The “F” Word

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Noonday April 6th, 2019 Leslie McNeill            The  “F” word is a noun:  FOOD. When I was growing up food was for comfort and community and only became a source of conflict when you refused to eat your lima beans.  Now, it seems that food is the source of anguish and explanation and defense of what you do or don’t … Read More

The Right Side of the Tracks

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  Nathaniel Hawthorn’s : THE SCARLET LETTER  was published; Los Angeles and San Francisco were incorporated as cities; LOHENGRIN premiered; President Taylordied, and Millard Fillmore  moved into the presidency… and a fifteen year old boy  stepped  off the boat from Liverpool onto the ground of New York City. Frederick Henry Harvey had about ten dollars in his pocket, ambition, a strong … Read More