Flyby News

[I published Green Living Journal for 15 years. Our distribution depended on activist volunteers. Jonathan was, by far, the best distributor we ever had, and it was through this association that I came to know him. He lives in a tucked-away, off-the-grid homestead in the wilds of central Massachusetts. (Yes, there are wilds of central... Continue Reading →

Rules for Reading

[Here you go, list lovers. Don't spend all of your time reading Silverback Digest. Take an occasional break for a good book. This summer I've read Ulysses and Moby Dick. Then, to keep myself tittilated as I picked blackberries, a biography of Marilyn Monroe. (All on audio, I must confess.) Reading is fun, Silverbacks. SB... Continue Reading →

The Edge of the Brink

[This is another excerpt from from my long-awaited, highly-anticipated entitled Extra-Ordinary: A Step-by-Step Memwah. Here's an update from the author: "You're going to have to keep awaiting and highly-anticipating for a long time, because this sucker ain't never gonna see the light of day, except here on the ephemeral pages of Silverback Digest. SB SM]... Continue Reading →

Farewell to Monarchs

[This is a bittersweet time of year. The garden has never been so bountiful, but with a fragility that lets you know that it won't be long. And you know what lies ahead. So do the hummingbirds and the monarchs. A frenzy of feeding is followed by a silent departure. Suddenly ... one day ...... Continue Reading →

Summer in Five Baskets

[Images by SB Sandy. Poem by David Budbill. SB SM] Summer Blues You got to understand: here Winter stays six months a year-- Mean, mean winters and too long. Ninety days is what we get, just Ninety days of frost free weather. I know you don't believe it but . . . Ninety days is... Continue Reading →

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