The Forest at the Edge of the World Today I left groceries by the playground on Hudson and tried to haul, up toward my block, a cross section of a maple grown too large, chainsawed into manhole covers. Alphonso, Super for All Buildings east of the projects, stopped sweeping. He leaned his bald broom against… Continue reading 52 Photos ~ Light and dark
http://youtu.be/Obo_Fbdt9OU ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This photo and post are in response to this week's theme for the 52 Photos Project. You should participate, too! Read about how it works here. You can see a gallery of everyone's photos for this week's theme here. To see a list of all my blog posts for this project, go here.
They don't play games so much anymore, but, gosh, do they know how to laugh and have a blast. And when the sun goes down, they still play a version of hide and seek called "Sardines", which goes something like this: One person hides. And the group fans out to look for the person. And… Continue reading 52 Photos ~ Childhood games
Thirteen thoughts on your fourteenth birthday When the moon shines on the water with the twinkling distant suns, You would need a calculator just to count the lucky ones. -- Cheryl Wheeler I Before you were born, you were always with me. When I woke, I carried you with me to the shower to the… Continue reading For Hyla
This summer hasn't been the summer I expected. I'm not talking about the weather for the first six weeks or so, which, let's face it, left a little to be desired. It's just... well, I haven't been basking in the happy summer glow I inhabit most years from June to August. I don't know what… Continue reading 52 Photos ~ Fresh