Local, organic produce is of the blessings of our age—which at times seems cursed.
For most of Grandfather’s neighbors and friends, memory of the communes is sharp and sour. We have yet to sweeten it.
This talk will be based the experience of writing my latest work, Doris Duke: The Invention of the New Woman.
I’m honoring the day by writing about the businesses here in Santa Fe that are owned by women, said to be somewhere around forty percent.
Sallie Bingham will be reading from her forthcoming biography of Doris Duke, entitled Doris Duke: The Invention of the New Woman, to be published next year by Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
We rounded up men who had committed no crimes, on suspicion only. We are doing it again.
On Wednesday, the Santa Fe City Council passed, unanimously, a resolution reaffirming our status as a Sanctuary City and spelling out exactly what this means.
I’ve found a solution to these times that will work for me, and perhaps be helpful to all of you. It’s the example of the hummingbird.
Seton’s animals remind me of how essential that bit of wildness is to us, not only in the precious few wild animals nearby but as an essential bit of our own souls.
Even now with our country in a state of hysteria over the goings on in Washington, we can’t seem to summon the will, or the skill, to write plays—or fiction, or poetry, or paint, or sculpt—in ways that would be relevant to our crisis.