Tag Archives: Alf Evers

Remembering Alf, By Michael Perkins

(Michael Perkins and I have dedicated The Pocket Guide to Woodstock to Alf Evers, the beloved historian who wrote Woodstock: History of an American Town, The Catskills, and many articles that have brought our past back to life. A folklorist … Continue reading

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Michael Perkins’s “Overlook Mountain Invocation”

For the finale of our book launch party for Michael Perkins’ Carpe Diem: New and Selected Poems, I read Michael’s poem, “Overlook Mountain Invocation,” which, I should admit, he dedicated to me, though I would dedicated it in turn to … Continue reading

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The Archives of Obsession

(This “Walking Woodstock” column appeared in the June 23, 2011 Woodstock Times.) No. No thanks. Not on your life. Those are the range of my responses to flea markets, antique shops, yard sales, and other junk meccas where others actually … Continue reading

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