Bitterest night in 20 years, whiteout blizzard
Inside the school gym, we chatted,
Met some sweet people,
Tried to understand the why
We lent them a cot and some blankets;
This blog is based in Northeast Ohio, what was "La Nation du Chat," the Cat Nation, as the French-Canadian furtraders called the Land of the Erie Indians. The blog will touch on many issues: nature, the environment, literature, poetry, society, and politics. Around here we think of the Lake Erie shoreline as the North Coast of the United States--a Frontier in the midst of the Rust Belt.