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New NY History article?

I’ve been meaning for a while to write an article about the Battle of Stony Point, which took place July 15-16, 1779. I live about 5 miles from the battlefield site and I am there all the time (lots of pokestops and two gyms). 79 more words



After a heartbreaking summer on the Connecticut shore, a group of beach friends is as adrift as an unmoored rowboat. When a dismayed Jason Barlow drives as far away from the sea as he can, leaving behind his wife, Maris, as well as their stately cottage on the bluff, that news hits like a sudden wave.

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Book Review

I recently concluded orientation for my year of service as a Young Adult Volunteer in the PCUSA. The week was an intensive dive into the many ways society privileges some of us and oppresses others and the ways we all participate in these systems. 796 more words

Unpacking: Part I

The worst part of going on any sort of journey, at least for me, is unpacking. I’m very lazy in that way. For all my Type A personality traits, my inability to put things back where they belong is just so stressful. 1,035 more words

God's Invitation to Joy that Lasts

A sermon preached by The Rev. Sarah Henkel at the White Plains Presbyterian Church on the Twelfth Sunday of Pentecost, August 7, 2016. 

Today’s reading comes from Luke 12: 32-48.   1,467 more words