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Grace Kennan Warnecke


Traveling at home

My life has been full of journeys. As a child I lived in Latvia, Norway, Russia, Germany, Czechoslovakia, and Portugal, and even occasionally in...

Russia on my mind

By Grace Kennan Warnecke Less than three months before the American general election, Russia has appeared frequently in the news, but in somewhat different guises....

Use it or lose it

I was 5 years old when my Norwegian-born mother became an American citizen. She never stopped stressing the importance of voting. She pointed out...

Mixed messages

Signage has always been confusing on Martha’s Vineyard. I live in Vineyard Haven, and pick up my mail at the Vineyard Haven Post Office....

Let us breathe

My reaction to President Trump‘s walk to St. John’s Episcopal Church on Lafayette Square was outrage. I know that historic church well. I was...

Frozen in time

Everything is different now.  Walking the streets amid a cascading crescendo of noise from the people, traffic, and businesses that call Manhattan home, I used...

Coronavirus Chronicles: Reading in shelter

The pandemic with a shelter-in-place order has pushed us all in different directions. Arriving at my house on Martha’s Vineyard, the first thing that...