Month: May 2023

What is a Park?

Being in nature is healing as it aids the body’s ability to deal with pain, inflammation and all illnesses, including autoimmune and Attention Deficit disorders. This is one of the reasons we need real parks.

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Opinion – What’s the Matter With MSNBC?

Democrats, liberals, progressives, or whatever term you want to use, began to pay more attention to persecuted or politically under-represented groups such as racial minorities, women, gays, immigrants, and others. This attention, called identity politics, became more prominent over the decades and seemed to entirely take over the priorities of the Democratic party.

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Village Lawyer Takes on Trump

Since launching her own firm six years ago, Kaplan has initiated a constellation of cases against powerful, often intimidating forces: white supremacists, major Hollywood players, the president of the United States. Legal writer Dahlia Lithwick calls her “an attorney general for the resistance.”

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May Day May Night May Swenson

You may be familiar with May Swenson, or may be not. But with each April arrives National Poetry Month, leaving us twenty-four fortnights to bone up on this worthy wordsmith before four/twenty-four.

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Good Times, Bad Times

Losing or breaking feathers can be a disaster. Birds’ lives depend on flying. It’s not like they can order a replacement set and have them overnight expressed to their door. It takes months to grow new ones.

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Goodbye & Hello

Ming was something of a showstopper, my Dad was delighted at the admiring comments from neighborhood friends on her daily walks, with a car once stopping traffic to remark that Ming “was simply adorable.”

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Celebrating Women’s Artistry

Women’s History Month in March was brought to life by West Village resident and founder of the International Women Artists’ Salon Heidi Russell, with two celebrations of women-identifying artistry from history and the here and now.

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Village Pet Pages

  • Holiday Health Tips
    As a medical team we want to share some ways to for people and pets to enjoy the holidays and prevent some hazards.

Joy in the Moment

  • Expect Nothing! You won’t be let down.
    Have you ever looked forward to an occasion, be it time with someone, a trip, a gift, a holiday…you name it? Then, when it didn’t work out as expected, or better said, as you expected, then you felt let down?

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