One of the painful realities of modern life is that neighbors can live near each other for years, cheek by jowl, and barely know one another. How many of us do little more than nod our heads or, perhaps, wave to people who frequently cross our paths as we make our way through the day? In this encore essay, Janine Weisman reminds us how important it is to take it one step further.
Janine Weisman is editor of Mercury, a weekly arts, culture, and lifestyle publication in Newport. She is also an actress and singer who has appeared on stage at 2nd Story Theatre and the Courthouse Center for the Arts.