October 26, 2021

If only using the computer counted as handwork

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By Edith Zimmerman From The Cut There’s a quote I like about knitting: “Knitting is a distinct virtue,” said the former archbishop of Canterbury Geoffrey Fisher (who was also a knitter). “It’s reflective and repetitive. Whenever you are engaged in doing a purely repetitive thing, your mind can reflect upon life.” This quote was featured […]

Coffee is a celebrity across the globe, Martin

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By Melissa Martin “Tumble out of bed and stumble to the kitchen. Pour myself a cup of ambition.And yawn and stretch and try to come to life.” Lyrics from Nine to Five by Dolly Parton. My cup of ambition is coffee. Brewed brown water with flavored hazelnut creamer—a steaming cup of joe. A lighter roast that is […]

OPINION: The cyclepath to the male socialist sociopaths in Saint Vincent and similar Caribbean islands

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By Jolly Green Combine irresponsibility, impulsivity, and a need for instant gratification, and it’s not surprising that sociopaths get involved in risky behavior. They tend to have little concern for the safety of others or for themselves. This means that excessive alcohol consumption, drug abuse, compulsive gambling, unsafe sex, excessive appetite for sex outside of […]