Anne Slatin

It Came Without Warning

  • September 28, 2019
It Came Without Warning

The wreckage of my past is the war that's never won. Often times I think about all the things that were said to me so many years ago; I would always listen to the negativity, silently as if I were laying down in the wake of someone else's incompetence or insecurities, my elders and a handful of those my parents entrusted with my care having labeled me as difficult simply because I was intelligent, and quiet. When I was a child, I was always passive, reserved, and yet completely incapable of truly standing up for myself. Telling people how I really felt at the time, expressing my emotions,...

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Writer And Photographer Thomas Slatin – Write What You Love

  • August 17, 2019
Writer And Photographer Thomas Slatin – Write What You Love

The following article was written by Lisa Pellegrene, and was originally published on Patch.com on August 6, 2019. A recent interview with writer and photographer, Thomas Slatin to encourage readers and writers. Dr. Harvey L. Slatin, Anne P. Slatin, Thomas W.P. Slatin (left to right) A question which is asked of most children, and one most adults can remember being asked as a child is as follows, and it is a question that Thomas W.P. Slatin took seriously when asked at the age of eight. Thomas Slatin recommends that anyone with an interest in writing should, “write what you love,...

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Stamford Veteran And Army Physicist Recalls Involvement In ‘Manhattan Project’

  • July 30, 2019
Stamford Veteran And Army Physicist Recalls Involvement In ‘Manhattan Project’

The following article was written by M. K. Moynahan, and was published in The Mountain Eagle, in Stamford, New York, USA, on December 4, 2008.(Photograph taken by Thomas Slatin.) STAMFORD, NEW YORK - Few people know village of Stamford has a true connection to the past by virtue of one of its residents, Dr. Harvey Slatin. In 1942, Slatin was tapped by J. Robert Oppenheimer to participate in the "Manhattan Project". With the anniversary of Pearl Harbor Day approaching, it is an appropriate time to reflect on the contributions of this Army veteran and his recollections of the time and his involvement...

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Remembering The Westholm

  • July 23, 2019
Remembering The Westholm

The following article was written by Lisa Pellegrene, and was originally published in the July 2019 edition of A Time And A Place Magazine. Opening its doors in the late 19th century, and in operation for most of the 20th century, The Westholm Hotel definitely has earned its place in history. The Westholm Hotel was located on Main Street in Stamford, nestled among the Catskill Mountains, Lake Utsayantha, and Mt. Utsayantha, which represent part of the natural beauty of Stamford. The Westholm Hotel was one of many hotels and resorts in the area which thrived during their heyday. The Westholm...

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A Typical Friday’s Child

  • March 25, 2019
A Typical Friday’s Child

I was born on a Friday morning, and I recently returned to the house where I was born on a Friday, almost 30 years later, a typical Friday's child. The house was a moment froze in time, as if nothing had changed since I walked out the front door at the tender age of 8. I still remember the dimly lit hallway leading upstairs, the flocked red wallpaper, and the salt and pepper carpeting. Nothing had changed in all these years I spent away, stepping out the front door at age 8 as a small child, raised on promises. I made my way through life, living, growing, and thriving, only to return...

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Thomas W.P. Slatin – True Talent Realized at a Young Age

  • August 19, 2018
Thomas W.P. Slatin – True Talent Realized at a Young Age

The following article was written by Lisa Pellegrene, and was originally published on Patch.com on August 2, 2018. Thomas Slatin, photographer and writer discusses how his talents were revealed at a young age, encouraging all to follow their dreams. Thomas W.P. Slatin, a published urban exploration photographer and writer, stated in a recent interview that his interests and talents in writing and photography were revealed by the age of eight. In this inspiring interview, he encourages others to "follow their dreams." Continuing, "few know that my father,...

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