Camera Work: Between Seasons

By: Sunday December 28, 2014 9:00 am

Christmas is three days old, New Years, A short work week away. The Ides of the Holidays. Maybe not mid month, but mid! Time to rest the fingers from their connection to the engine of the brain and dwell in drift. And dream. The underpinnings of art.


Pull Up a Chair: Getting Ready for Cold

By: Saturday October 18, 2014 4:00 am

It’s almost Hallowe’en – do you feel ready for winter?

NOAA National Weather Service just released their ‘through January’ predictions, and though here in the Northeast we seem to be getting off easy through the end of the year, the ‘Polar Vortex’ is slated to dip way down into the US in January and February, bringing our temperatures way down.

Just like last year (oh, yes – this is where I say, “Climate change is a hoax’).

Come Saturday Morning: Winter Is Coming. So Is Spring.

By: Saturday October 19, 2013 6:45 am

After the events of the past week, I’m too drained to think of anything else besides what happens in the Northern Hemisphere round about this time.

Pull Up a Chair

By: Saturday January 21, 2012 5:00 am

This is that midwinter time when it isn’t time to start planting, and it’s a bit cold for the outdoors; the days may be getting longer but they feel the same, and I light candles to cheer myself up.

Late Night: The Longest Night

By: Tuesday December 21, 2010 8:01 pm

This solstice, let us make wishes for ourselves, for our neighborhoods, cities, states, and countries. . . and the world.

Hope is a Thing – with Dirt

By: Sunday March 8, 2009 6:32 am

Even during the winter, plants are waiting to wake up and grow in the garden.

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