a fishing village story

                      There was once a businessman who was sitting by the beach in a small New England village.
As he sat, he saw a New England fisherman rowing a small boat towards the shore having caught quite few big fish.
The businessman was impressed and asked the fisherman, “How long does it take you to catch…

snowstorm casualties

           

tree hunting

                        “…freshly cut Christmas trees smelling of stars and snow and pine resin..” ~ John Geddes   Evergreen Farm and the start of a new family tradition

of shrines and satellite dishes

  “I really am just trying to tell stories. But stories are often grounded in larger events and themes. They don’t have to be – there’s a big literature of trailer-park, kitchen-table fiction that’s just about goings-on in the lives of ordinary people.“ ~ Neal Stephenson

main streets, side streets, backroads

                                    “A street that you have never visited is a book that you have never read! You never know what you are missing.” ~ Mehmet Murat ildan   Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts exploring the small town life on foot