Tranquil & transcendent

Tranquil & transcendent

Boscawen retreat celebrates 10th anniversary with season that runs from May 22 to Sept. 17 On a recent morning in late April, the grounds of Avaloch Farm Music Institute were quiet, the only sounds coming from songbirds in the surrounding sunlit meadows and a cleaning...
Poetry: The Daffodil

Poetry: The Daffodil

I wish I could be as strong as the daffodil.   This herald of spring never permits winter’s   dangerous plan to scar her heart,   nor does she hold winter against itself.   She accepts its nature, while I sulk like   Schopenhauer when a friend...
The Show Must Go On

The Show Must Go On

Theater lovers should rejoice that once again plays and musicals will be returning to the stage. However, for many companies, those “stages” will feel more akin to Shakespeare’s Globe or Greece’s odeons. Many are planning for outdoor performances to increase capacity...