It seems that someone has had just about enough of defiant behavior.
Looking for, or making things, that express what I feel is beautiful is one of my driving forces and fuels my sense of purpose.
Gossip is toxic. It’s among the worst kinds of betrayal. It descends upon the unsuspecting accompanied by mean-spirited relatives.
Manchester, VT • September 25, 2017 • I once visited Falling Water, the famous house built by Frank Lloyd Wright, in southwestern Pennsylvania, near Pittsburgh.
“Everybody I know who wades deep enough into memory’s waters drowns a little.” – Mary Karr
When I see fishermen I remember Rob Thayer, someone I knew in high school, who was lost at sea at the age of 22, on Georges Bank, 180 miles SE of Nantucket, MA.
As see in late afternoon from the Dana Thompson Memorial Park in Manchester, VT
What is it about putting a penny on a railroad track and watching a brace of 4 axle locomotives, each weighing two hundred and fifty thousand pounds, or 125 tons each, roll over it?
Shaftsbury, VT • September 20, 2017
Shaftsbury, VT • September 19, 2017
Pancake breakfast in West Pawlet on October 8th: 7:30 AM to 11:00AM
When I pass through West Pawlet I’ve either been on my bicycle or in a car. It’s hard to see much that isn’t a blur and then quickly forgotten while in motion so today Leyla and I decided to park the car, get out, and walk through town. It was quiet. Very quiet. And we noticed quite a number of vacant homes. …
Highland Avenue • Manchester, VT • September 13
At the intersection of East Arlington and Old Mill Road in East Arlington, VT • September 14, 2017
Highland Avenue • September 12, 2017
Intersection Route 100, Middletown Rd, and Main Street …
I see you, you see me, and I liked your style. You had a relaxed and easy manner and made quick friends of the man and his yellow lab sitting across from me at the fair. I admired your grace …
Detail of a stonewall on Danby Mountain Rd in Danby, VT …
“It’s surprising how much of memory is built around things unnoticed at the time.” …
“What’s in store for me in the direction I don’t take?”…
“You must not know too much or be too precise or scientific about birds and trees and flowers and watercraft… (read more)
“I am personally acquainted with hundreds of journalists, and the opinion of the majority of them would not be worth tuppence in private, but when they speak in print…
“Strange is our situation here upon earth. Each of us comes for a short visit, not knowing why, yet sometimes seeming to a divine purpose. From the standpoint of daily life, however, there is one thing we do know: That we are here for the sake of others…
The Clark Museum • WIlliamstown, MA • September 2, 2017
“The moment one gives close attention to any thing, even a blade of grass it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent world in itself.” –Henry Miller
A beautiful tree on Legry’s Road dressed in a royal crown