A Novel All Can Relate To

A Novel All Can Relate To

by Barbara Nimri Aziz May 2019 Counterpunch.org America is still discovering itself. The rise of Donald Trump alerted those citizens who held that they alone defined our culture and values to the existence of a significant population holding very different…

What is it about bears?

What is it about bears?

by Barbara Nimri Aziz Counterpunch.org October 2018 My editor at Natural History Magazine once remarked how, whenever their cover features a bear, sales rise. An Asiatic sun bear, a young brown cub bear, a sunbathing polar bear or a menacing…

Four Morning Ducks

Four Morning Ducks

by Barbara Nimri Aziz July 1, 2016 Counterpunch.org I live alongside a river. At times this waterway swells unexpectedly, uncontrollably and terrifyingly. We residents retreat, shocked by how our murmuring brook has turned so menacing. Because most of the time…

Snow, roads, birds and plows

Snow, roads, birds and plows

By Barbara Nimri Aziz, Counterpunch,org Feb 1, 2019 Shrugging off what’s called cabin fever, I depart, slowly, to test my car and traction on the roadway. I follow the country road along the Beaverkill River to town.             A mile…

Relief; But A Cautious Hope

Relief; But A Cautious Hope

by Barbara Nimri Aziz      Nov 5, 2020             It’s a strange post-election feeling, one shared by many Americans, and perhaps many people worldwide. President Trump is on his way out. However many lawsuits are filed to claim the Biden-Harris team may…

Happy Hunting Cooks Falls 2020

Happy Hunting Cooks Falls 2020

George Thompson bagged two deer Thanksgiving weekend 2020, one 2 point and a huge lovely animal of 8 points. All the neighbors came by to view. How many tomorrow?