Care Package for Friday, May 29, 2020

Poetry: An Apology by Julia Ward HoweFor a Warm Word Spoken I spake, perhaps, too sharp a wordFor one bred up in modesty,But base injustice, trivial scornOn honor heaped, had angered me.Read more Song In My Head: I Don’t Know Why by Shawn Colvin https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fPL_VW9LD-k En Plein Air: Robert Clunie’s The White Church at Talpa …

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Care Package for Thursday, May 28, 2020

Poetry: Dawn by Kwame DawesIf in the blue gloom of early morning,the sky heavy with portents of snowfall,the air crisp with the cold that willRead more Song In My Head: Nightswimming by R.E.M. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ahJ6Kh8klM4 En Plein Air: Winslow Homer’s The Fog Warning Photo credit: collections.mfa.org Self-Care: Self-Care Tips for Gardening and Yard Work Photo credit: …

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A TOUCH OF SILVER: Weather Or Not

In the age of quarantine and pandemic, I’ve found that nothing impacts my mood quite like the weather. Here in northern Vermont, we’re halfway-ish through spring, and we’ve only had a handful of days that have met seasonal expectations. For the most part, it’s been a chilly and dry season. Last weekend, temperatures finally crept …

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