Weekend 389.0 (Cosmos ‘Versailles Tetra’)

“Envision the extraordinary brilliance and effects of the light in sun and moon and stars, in the dark shades of a glade, in the colors and scents of flowers. Then there is the grandeur of the spectacle of the sea as it slips on and off its many colors like robes. All these are mere […]

2013 Christmas Poem (by Mum)

HOST OF DAYS I watched a gyre of leaves…caught up in a rustling spin When admidst the whirl…a bird broke free Minding me to look within. I long embraced the sun…stirred by the pleasure of time ‘Til its piercing gaze…blazed a goodbye Scolding to sip the sublime. Cloaks of snow buttoned down…I hardly could bear […]

Weekend 276.0

Nice weekend in the northeast (weather-wise). Was able to bike a bit and noticed that the abandoned Free Spirit at the train station has been robbed of its tyres. My home office is in shambles but slowly being reconfigured/reassembled. One of the most amazing things about moving is uncovering and re-discovering “stuff” packed and forgotten […]

Quality Watercolors

“Superior gardens are composed of Glooms and Solitudes and not of plants and trees.” — Ian Hamilton Finlay “I do set my bow in the cloud, and it shall be for a token of a covenant between Me and the earth.” — Genesis 9:13 Alternative Photo from the Limestone Archives

Weekend 165.0

The Holiday Train Show at the New York Botanical Garden I tried to select a photograph from this adventure with a (1) train, (2) flower(s), and (3) one of the 140 landmark buildings constructed entirely of natural materials. How accurate? You decide. Here is a picture of the TWA “Bird Terminal” at JFK created by […]

Weekend Retreat

I spent the weekend at St. Joseph’s Abbey in Spencer, MA. and took this photo on our way to the Abbey Church on Sunday morning at 6:40. I’m not really sure how the other retreatant(s) spent their weekend; I spent hours of it reading and was fortunate enough to discover this verse in a book […]