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Editor's Note: Ballad of a Homesick Sailor | August 2022

Editor's Note: Ballad of a Homesick Sailor | August 2022

Brian K. Mahoney sings the ballad of a homesick sailor, his late brother Paddy Mahoney.

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Editor's Note: Appetite for Delectation | July 2022

Brian K. Mahoney obsesses about food on our behalf.

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Editor's Note: Letter to an Absent Father | June 2022

Brian K. Mahoney writes his Dad a letter.

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Editor's Note: The Whole Picture | May 2022

Brian K. Mahoney makes room for the people of Beacon.

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Editor's Note: Almost Too Pretty | April 2022

Brian K. Mahoney on a certain overlooked photograph by Chronogram contributor David McIntyre.

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Editor's Note: A First Time for Everything, Again | March 2022

Brian K. Mahoney is holding out for a hero.

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Editor's Note: The Long Lost Age of Mechanical Reproduction | February 2022

Brian K. Mahoney finds a trove of old photographs.

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Editor's Note: Last Year's Language | January 2021

Brian Mahoney strives to see the positive amidst a sky-rocketing surge in COVID case and anti-democratic sentiment.

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Editor's Note: Animal Strangeness | December 2021

Editor Brian K. Mahoney on the strangeness and wonder of living with animals.

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Editor's Note: Happy Accidents | November 2021

I’m fond of painter Bob Ross’s trademark phrase, “There are no mistakes, only happy accidents.” (Or something like that.

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Editor's Note: Camp Middle Age | October 2021

Brian K. Mahoney is adrift in the Adirondacks.

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Editor's Note: I’m Not Sayin’, I’m Just Sayin’ | September 2021

Brian K. Mahoney refuses to say “I told you so.” Sort of.

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Editor's Note: Here's Comes Another Lesson* | August 2021

Brian K Mahoney comes out of ultimate frisbee retirement at 50—and pays the price.

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Editor's Note: Merrily, Merrily, Shall I Live Now | July 2021

Summer is upon us and there are real reasons for optimism. Although there will always be subset of folks who are irrationally exuberant—their toxic positivity causing a range of disasters from boom-and-bust cycles in the stock market to a belief that the Mets will ever win another National League title, let alone a World Series (don’t be fooled by a strong start!)—there is a case to be made for cautious optimism.

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Editor's Note: The Close of Cowboy Season | June 2021

Editorial director Brian K. Mahoney remembers local craft beer pioneer and stalwart community member the late Tommy Keegan of Keegan Ales.

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Editor’s Note: Racing Stripes | May 2021

A fleeting encounter with a tic and a mix up at the doctor's office spur Chronogram editor Brian Mahoney to chagrin getting older.

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