Dying to Bloom

Dying to Bloom

Transitions of time, at 7:05 a.m. Red breasted robins hobbled on the grass, and bobbed for worms, on the muddy bare spots on the ground. Smaller black and white birds leapt from branch to branch. The invisible dove cooed, as day broke, And the train rumbled on its tracks. The viburnum was dying to bloom. [...]

B&W – Recent Photography

B&W – Recent Photography

Facade of an old shed, difficult found on the curve in the road.  Worn and weathered, it stood out on this foggy day, in February, 2019.Old Red Barn. New England in March 2019.A triangle shape, in the tree.  Geometric shapes intermingle with the snow covered hemlock.  March snow.  Or maybe it was February.A tangled mess [...]

March*Lenet – Monat

March*Lenet – Monat

March came in like a Lion, but the days keep getting longer, and spring it will bring. The Romans called it Martius, after the War-god, Mars, and for them it was the first month of the year, when the vigorous battle of life began again. But the Saxons called it Lenet-Monat, or Length-Month, because now [...]

As wave is driven by wave.

As wave is driven by wave.

As wave is driven by wave and each pursued pursues the wave ahead So time flies on and follows, always, forever, and new. What was before is left behind; What never was is now; and every passing moment is renewed. Ovid "Metamorphosis"

Sprout Kale Slippeth Away

It's Cabbage Month! The time of year when kale sprouts shoot up out of the ground, although, I haven't seen any yet.  It is said that February was named Sprout Kale over a thousand years ago, by the Saxon's, who knew only winter and summer.  They followed the stars, and changes in the moon, to [...]

A Tribute

In remembrance of my dad, whose birthday would be today, I am posting a story my daughter wrote at age 11.  It was a school assignment.  He would be honored to know that his name survives in print, and that his memory lives on in the minds of those that loved him.  Here it is. [...]