one summer

                      “It’s funny how one summer can change everything. It must be something about the heat and the smell of chlorine, fresh-cut grass and honeysuckle, asphalt sizzling after late-day thunderstorms, the steam rising while everything drips around it. Something about long, lazy days and whirring air conditioners and bright plastic flip-flops from the drugstore…

the maker

    “There are three categories of people who exist in the world; “the wanters”, “the wishers” and “the makers.” ~ Israelmore Ayivor   The North End Boston, Massachusetts


  I see a train or the subway and I am transported back to the 1950s my grandmother would take me on the train to Boston (she always wore a dress and cuban heeled shoes) for a day of shopping and blueberry muffins from the bakery at Jordan Marsh one time she took me to the movies we saw Bambi and I cried all…

finding myself

in this tiny seaside town once again                           “We leave something of ourselves behind when we leave a place, we stay there, even though we go away. And there are things in us that we can find again only by going back there.” ~ Pascal Mercier   Cape Porpoise Maine

all tucked in

    for the winter   Jenne Farm Reading, Vermont