winter sea

  we took the backroads exploring off the beaten track under changeable skies by the sea ending with the best clam chowdah and a few beers at the local pub we walked back to our hotel on the mostly empty streets in the dark  

foraging

There is not a “fragment” in all nature, for every relative fragment of one thing is a full harmonious unit in itself. ~ John Muir I recently began a photography class with Kim Klassen. “My Still Sunday” is all about carving time out for yourself, taking nature walks, gathering organic materials and using them to create beautiful still imagery. When I read the description…

on the verge of summer

“summer, after all, is a time when wonderful things can happen to quiet people. for those few months, you’re not required to be who everyone thinks you are, and that cut-grass smell in the air and the chance to dive into the deep end of a pool give you a courage you don’t have the rest of the year. you can be grateful and…

a pause

This is not a season but a pause between one future & another, a day after a day, a breathing space before death, a breathing, the rain throwing itself down out of the bluegrey sky, clear joy. – Margaret Atwood (from “Rain”) Happy National Poetry Month!

meandering

  On a warm, sunny Sunday afternoon in the North End Boston, Massachusetts