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What Summer Looks Like Now

Summer looks like this now, or at least it did yesterday on a hot afternoon north of NYC. The lush greens are fading, fall berries are ripening and the first pumpkins are here. There’s a contradictory energy in the air, equal parts languid and urgent. A feeling of wanting to hang on,  enjoy every last […]

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Be The Light

        Some of you fell through the cracks. Subscribers that is and I apologize for any missing notifications. I’ve only been posting about once weekly, so if you’ve missed anything just scroll down. Are you on Pinterest?  It’s fun looking at the insane variety of creative boards there pinned by everyone and […]


Memories and Backdoor Thieves

One of my favorite long time readers disappeared during the unfortunate blog migration and he emailed me recently to see how I was doing. I guess he missed the email about the changes. Countless other readers also fell through the cracks and I was doubly delighted to hear from him. Not only would he leave […]

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Labor Day September Gold & Fireworks

Happy Labor Day and welcome to September. Mother Nature pays no attention to man-made holidays. It’s hothouse, frizzy-haired humid with scant clues autumn lurking. The longer cooler nights are ideal for sleeping, the A/C is turned off which we barely used this summer. The crunch of the first dried leaves are dotting the lawn. In a jarringly […]

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Listen To Your Muse

It’s the last Friday of August and of the summer if you believe Labor Day is the dividing line in the sand. Is it just me or did this summer whiz by on Fast Forward? We can’t stop time but we can press the pause button. I’ll be doing that on the hammock, weather permitting […]