Kayaks, crayfish and Cherokee chiefs, oh my! | community columns

It’s July 4th, farmers! As Queen Elizabeth might say, the colonies have certainly been restless of late. Last week Miss Kasey and I went to Morgantown for a Downton Abbey tea at the Tea Shoppe. While sipping our respective pots of tea (blue jasmine for her and cherry almond for me), sandwiches, scones and sweets, … Read more

What my mother told me about America before Roe

My world has always been governed by an automatic acceptance of reproductive rights that my mother, writer Erica Jong, did not have when she came of age. I was born in 1978, five years later Roe v. calf. Like most women under 50, even under 60, I have a hard time imagining what life was … Read more