Monthly Archives: April 2019

Will Be Reading Here

I’m fortunate enough to be one of the finalists.  The winners are announced after a wonderful reading. This is a great event and writers from all around the ‘greater’ region have entered. It’s great to see familiar faces in the audience. … Continue reading

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Vernal Pools

Vernal pools are temporary pools of water that hold abundant life, from microscopic life, horsehair worms, fairy shrimp, insects and larvae, frogs, snakes, salamanders, to visitors that include fox, deer, bear, moose, coyote, and birds in my backyard vernal pools. … Continue reading

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A Good News Day

 Easter Blessings.  I don’t have cute newly hatched chicks, but I had this photo of newly hatched alligator babies, scales rather than feathers. In my town we have small peepers and tree frogs singing now, and not an alligator around for … Continue reading

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April Fools

  April Fools April fools aren’t we hoping for a bit more warmth to waken the violets soft wind to quiver open snowdrops even as clouds drop thick pellets of ice-covered snow      

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Armenians Remember

At the State House in Boston there will be a gathering, and on April 24th they’ll be a commemoration at the Boston Armenian Heritage Park, near the North End.  I find myself thinking more and more about the women … Continue reading

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Leverett, A Unique Hill Town

The small towns that perch on hills, both sides of the Connecticut River Valley are called hilltowns.  Each small town has it’s own flavor of uniqueness, much like our local ice creams and CSAs.  Each has a set of weather that’s … Continue reading

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