Care Package for Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Poetry: Birds Punctuate The Days by Joyce Clementapostrophethe nuthatch inserts itselfbetween feeder and poleRead morehttps://poets.org/poem/birds-punctuate-days Song In My Head: Flyin’ Shoes by Townes Van Zandt https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MMoS2hp2BgE Photorealism: Audrey Flack’s Energy Apples Photo credit: wikiart.org Self-Care: 16 Quarantine Date Ideas That Are Actually Really Great Photo credit: wired.com Recipe: Broccoli, Cheddar, and Brown Rice Cakes Photo …

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A TOUCH OF SILVER: Building Up & Tearing Down

Yesterday provided a much-needed cathartic start to the week. Mondays and Tuesdays have been tough the past few weeks. I’ve spent my weekends pumping the brakes on stuff I do during the week, both to prevent burnout and to maintain some sense of Saturdays and Sundays still being special days. Then I’d get back into …

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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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