Journalist / Writer: news, history, and mystery
Across from the Pine View Bakery in Shokan, on Route 28, trees are lying helter-skelter on several acres of ground surrounded on three sides by forest. Continue reading >
When Elvis Garcia Callejas prepared to leave Honduras at the age of 15, he didn’t know much about the U.S. Continue reading>
Psychologist and educator Lori Wynters, recently ordained by the Kohenet Hebrew Priestess Institute, described how Rabbi Jill Hammer was inspired to found the institute. Continue reading >
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MEMOIR / FICTION
I come from a family of packrats. Sometimes it seems as if my ancestors saved all these treasures to hand down to me. Continue reading >
I thought I was alone. By the milky light of the August full moon, I was searching the rutted ground at the back end of a bulldozer. Then a man coughed on the other side of the dozer. Continue reading >
THE TOURIST AND THE COWBOY
A horseback ride into the Cuban countryside took a detour I'll never forget. Continue reading >
Violet Snow is a versatile writer, skilled at digging out the essence of a story and expressing it clearly and concisely, whether it’s an article on the fate of our recycled trash, a blog about visiting Andersonville Prison, or a memoir of traveling through India. Continue reading >
Friday, March 16, 2018, Reading with Sparrow, John Kilb, and Violet Snow. Phoenicia Library, Phoenicia NY. Reception 5 p.m., reading 6 p.m. Free. Details coming soon at library website.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 5-6:30 p.m.. Ancestor Interviews with Violet Snow. Black Plum Center, Chichester NY. Reach out to your ancestors! Free. Details at Black Plum website.
Read Violet's ancestor blog, News of My Ancestors, at
Violet is a member of the band Foamola, whose music can be heard at this link.
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