Column: Sex and The Nation

The Supreme Court decision in 1973 to overturn Roe v. Wade that decriminalized abortion in America came as a shock to those Americans who had been in a coma for the past six years.  For those of us who remained awake and alert during some of those years, the death of the Roe v. Wade Continue reading “Column: Sex and The Nation”

A City With a Past – Charleston, South Carolina

One evening during our visit to Charleston, as we clambered into an Uber and buckled in, the driver held up a palm-sized Alexa device and said, “Pick a song!”

Unprepared for this unexpected invitation, the four of us – Dave, Edie, her husband Dave, and me – waffled a bit before Continue reading “A City With a Past – Charleston, South Carolina”

Op-Ed: A Measured and Cautious Analysis of the State Budget Adjustment

“$600 Million in Tax Cuts in CT State Budget” – that will be the headline message the partisan Democratic legislature and Governor Lamont will repeat over and over again to celebrate this election year budget adjustment! But after a thorough research and analysis of the budget – Continue reading “Op-Ed: A Measured and Cautious Analysis of the State Budget Adjustment”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Updated 5/13/22


The latest Covid numbers continue to rise and are affecting our schools and businesses. Again, this is a legitimate surge with a very contagious virus, but still fortunately not causing a great deal of severe illness or hospitalizations. Nonetheless, catching Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Op-Ed: Bindelglass Explains Role of METROCOG

Now that the vote on the sale of the South Park property has passed, I want to address some information that you received prior to the referendum in a leaflet delivered to every mailbox in Easton. The leaflet was lengthy and  included a number of issues that I would like to clarify. Continue reading “Op-Ed: Bindelglass Explains Role of METROCOG”

The People and Lands of Christ Church Easton 

Article 7: Connecticut, the “Georgia of New England” and Fairfield County, the “Georgia of Connecticut”

(A note from the author: please forgive the delay in this series publication due to personal and professional demands. This will be the first of three articles to conclude the Continue reading “The People and Lands of Christ Church Easton “

Column: 1950s Reboot

 Sex, consensual or involuntary, may lead to pregnancy. In humans, the individual carrying the eggs that may be fertilized during sexual contact is the female. The male contribution is a microscopic packet of genes that account for less than half of the total complement of genetic Continue reading “Column: 1950s Reboot”

Tale of A Train Ride South

Dave and I love train travel, and if the distance requires a sleeping car, all the better. When my friend-from-birth, Edie, invited us to meet her and her husband, also Dave, in Charleston, we were excited at the prospect of our first extended trip since Covid. Given the 820 miles Continue reading “Tale of A Train Ride South”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Updated 5/6/22

Good afternoon,


The COVID numbers seem to be worsening fairly rapidly.  For the week ending April 30th, the rate is 47.5 per 100,000 with 34 new cases in Easton. That is certainly an understated number given the number of home tests. What seems to be happening Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Column: Alzheimer and Ageing

If getting old were easy, more people would do it. The oldest living human being is a French nun who recently celebrated her 118th birthday.  Until a few weeks ago, a Japanese woman beat her in the senescence competition by making it to her 119th birthday before dying. The longest Continue reading “Column: Alzheimer and Ageing”