Renewing Mind & Body

Renewing Mind & Body

After a long and cold winter, spring can be a time when people look for ways to regroup, refresh, and renew themselves to achieve a more balanced and healthy life. As nature blooms, communities have more locally sourced and fresh food options available. Spring is also...
Faraway Places

Faraway Places

(Early Spring 1964) Euphony: A harmonious succession of words having a pleasing sound –Merriam-Webster Adelaide had just discovered the word euphony in a 1934 Webster’s in Past Perfect, an antique shop and her new place of employment. She wondered why she hadn’t heard...
The Last Sugar Bucket

The Last Sugar Bucket

I walked the same hundred acres that my grandfather did so many decades ago. A slight fog was burning off as I crested the hill at the center of the property and looked out over the hundreds of New Hampshire sugar maples. A family tradition at first and then a very...
The Inexorable 
March of Spring

The Inexorable 
March of Spring

AND WITH IT LET NEW THOUGHTS, NEW FREEDOMS EMERGE The term mud season as a synonym for spring never resonated with me. Though it is somewhat descriptive of the season, it obscures other more inviting possibilities. It is the reveal of nature that draws me into spring....