Intersections: Still Here

November 25, 2017 by Bill Ivey

I know we in the U.S. pride ourselves on our small town pride, but I still feel my town is extra special. When I tell people I live in Shelburne Falls, if they’re heard of it (and that’s more common than one might expect for a village of roughly 1700 people), they almost always tell me about an idyllic visit they once had to “such a beautiful town.” Though by no means as gifted a photographer as many of my friends and relations, I periodically post pictures of my home town, and they often draw a positive reaction.

Filed Under: Intersections, Thanksgiving, social justice, sandy hook

Intersections: Opportunity

November 24, 2016 by Bill Ivey

As the United States celebrates Thanksgiving in what is an admittedly tense post-election period, countless families will be gathering together in love and following their own traditional rituals. one of the most popular being “Let’s go around the table and say for what we give thanks.” And perhaps, precisely because of how difficult this year has been, it seems especially important to seek and find that gratitude, and to think deeply about what matters most to us as we do so.

Filed Under: Thanksgiving, Hope