A bright, breezy midsummer's day, the humidity slowly ascending, bringing the possibility of increasingly illusive rain tomorrow. The breeze whips the foliage, casting cinematic shadows through the shallow swale that runs behind our home. I've the window by my desk open and that same breeze breathes air into the room, warmth on the exhale and … Continue reading Breath
The day is dark and threatening. Although the humidity levels are rising and the sullen clouds suggest immanent rain, the forecast is for a few light showers. Given the severity and persistence of the drought we are experiencing, we hope for more. Walking through our community one notices rabbits everywhere; indeed, we are witnessing a … Continue reading Cycles Within Cycles, Oh My!
The mid-afternoon sun casts long shadows across the field where this morning crows gathered as they often do. Now a squirrel makes its way across snow covered open ground to a copse of trees. The afternoon sea breeze moves tree branches and tugs insistently at the storm door. The angle of the sun is now … Continue reading Just So Stories
Sunday afternoon. Bright sun, milky blue skies, and cool for this time of year. The sun rests a bit higher in the east than a month ago, even as temperatures have fallen. On the marsh and in the bay a thin coating of ice has formed; it swishes with the wind and tide. We've continued … Continue reading Covid Sunday Blues