Over the weekend, we went to western Massachusetts to gather with family. We're fairly wide-flung these days, so getting us all in one place always takes a bit of effort. But it makes for a great excuse for a vacation in a beautiful place that brims with music, theater, dance, art museums, hiking trails, delicious… Continue reading 52 Photos ~ Down below
The Layers I have walked through many lives, some of them my own, and I am not who I was, though some principle of being abides, from which I struggle not to stray. When I look behind, as I am compelled to look before I can gather strength to proceed on my journey, I see… Continue reading 52 Photos ~ Layers and stacks
I knew the trip was going to be good when Cindy suggested we meet in Portland, Maine, travel up the coast, ferry across Penobscot Bay, and land at Nebo Lodge Inn on North Haven Island for a weekend in July. Long-distance friends who haven't seen each other in years, we were casting around for a… Continue reading Still life with baked goods
The Pachinko Machine If I remember it right they found it at a Sears store incongruous among the hammers lawn mowers washing machines garden hoses rain jackets (remember the Sears nut counter, where you could buy a warm paper bag of red-skinned peanuts while you shopped for nails and screws?) They stood, looking at it,… Continue reading Plink!
I didn't expect to find much neon around me, but there it was. It's elusive, but neon surprised me by showing up here and there once I started looking for it. There's even a rural lawn mower repair shop on a dirt road not far from our house that displays a neon "Open" sign in… Continue reading 52 Photos ~ Neon color