hello October

“After the keen still days of September, the October sun filled the world with mellow warmth…The maple tree in front of the doorstep burned like a gigantic red torch. The oaks along the roadway glowed yellow and bronze. The fields stretched like a carpet of jewels, emerald and topaz and garnet. Everywhere she walked the color shouted and sang around her…In October any wonderful…

autumn reflections

“A lake is a landscape’s most beautiful and expressive feature. It is Earth’s eye; looking into which the beholder measures the depth of his own nature.” ~ Henry David Thoreau wishing you all a wonderful weekend one that someday, off in the future, is worthy of reflection! p.s.  I just want to THANK YOU ALL for your very kind comments, I am overwhelmed! I…

from Stockbridge to Boston

the Berkshires always remind me of James Taylor and Sweet Baby James we ended up at Tanglewood this past weekend it was opening night (and funny that James Taylor happened to be in the audience…along with Yo Yo Ma!) so exciting! but it’s always magical out there as I’ve been coming here many summers since I was a little girl tonight was an all…

this boy…

comes home today all done his junior year he performed his first college recital and just this week, his quintet performed at a local library in celebration of Brahm’s birthday Putting musical accomplishments aside, I have to say that he is so fortunate to have so many amazing, supportive friends at school friendships that I’m sure will continue long after their college days are over.   He…

lunch in a college town

How I love a good funky college town and Northhampton, Massachusetts certainly doesn’t disappoint home of Smith College we were there recently for lunch with my son although he lives in Amherst (another great college town) we decided to explore an area unknown to us from burger joints to tea houses bookstores to candy shops all housed in fabulous old brick buildings the streets…