A TOUCH OF SILVER: Tuesday Afternoon

Before all of this, Tuesday was Monday’s weird uncle.  I’d have taken a dozen Mondays over one Tuesday. But now, Tuesday’s just another day that could easily be Saturday or Sunday.  In the six-and-a-half years we’ve lived in our house, in the ten-and-a-half years we’ve been married, I’ve never sat across the kitchen table from …

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A TOUCH OF SILVER: Ethan’s Got Talent(ed Friends)

I took a nap early this afternoon. When I woke up, the ground was coated in early-spring snow. We’re not getting as much in northern Vermont as folks are in the southern part of the state, but it adds a layer of dreariness to a pre-existing bummer situation. Scrolling through social media timelines a little …

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Care Package for Friday, March 13, 2020

Happy Birthday: Percival Lowell, astronomerBorn March 13, 1855 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=91cIlQQaQEQ 50 States, 100 Weeks: Gilmore Ghost Town, Leadore, ID Photo credit: atlasobscura Music: Over & Over by The Delfonics https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jqPrD80am1I Poetry: What He Thought by Heather McHugh    for Fabio Doplicher We were supposed to do a job in Italyand, full of our feeling forourselves (our …

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