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DID EDWARD HOPPER PAINT HIS ‘TRUE LOVE’ IN ‘ROOM IN BROOKLYN’?

By Arthur H. Gunther III ahgunther@hotmail.com NYACK, N.Y. — In the birthplace village of Edward Hopper, the famed American realist artist (1882-1967), it is a simple thing to note the early morning Hudson River light that he bottled and used in all the paintings of his long career. That was his gift, and it is […]

FIRST PERSON: THE LOSS OF JFK

By Arthur H. Gunther III ahgunther@hotmail.com Nearing the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, so much reflection has already been written, some by younger writers who were not alive to absorb the year 1963, the 1950s and God, what happened in the killing’s aftermath, that turbulent continuation of a decade still changing America. […]

LITTLE FALL COLOR, BUT HUES ANYWAY

By Arthur H. Gunther III ahgunther@hotmail.com Whether it be global warming, the Tea Party, the Democrats, cranky Mother Nature or nothing at all, fall color seems to be coming later every year. We were in old industrial-town North Adams, Mass., and Stockbridge, last home of Norman Rockwell, during what was supposed to be peak “peepers” […]

RECOGNIZABLE

By Arthur H. Gunther III ahgunther@hotmail.com Spring Valley, N.Y. —  The time: 2:55 a.m. Place: parking lot of the United Church. Reason: Tuesday start for the Rockland (County) Interfaith Breakfast Program. What’s unusual: a special whiff of fallen leaves returning to nature in early fall. Deciduous leaves drop every autumn in so many parts of […]