Category Archives: nature

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       Advertisements

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Petersham, Tucked near the Quabbin

The North Quabbin area is often called The Accidental Wilderness. Greenwich, Enfield, Dana, and Prescott are four towns that were settled in the 1700s in the Swift River Valley.  This area was chosen as a perfect area to flood to make … Continue reading

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Small Towns, what’s so special?

    Every October in Warwick we have a top notice pop up art show.  Anyone in Warwick or surrounding towns can put all manner of crafts or fine arts into the show.  We have beginners, kids, to top-notch artists … Continue reading

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Remembering Primavera Mexico

The Primavera National Forest in Mexico isn’t far from Guadalajara.  It’s been a sacred place to the people who lived there long past, and they still honor their roots.  Thankfully, the area has been preserved as a National Forest. Rio … Continue reading

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November

    November seems to descend from the heavens, dropping a curtain of longer twilight. November drops the curtain on color and light here in New England.  It’s dark by supper time, and still dark in the morning. The sun slants differently, … Continue reading

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October Settles In

We haven’t had a frost in this northern corner of Massachusetts, so some plants continue to flounder along, happy enough except for the lack of sun Tomatoes have stopped growing and even the kale sits waiting for the picking.  Only the … Continue reading

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Moss Brook mid-September​

Warm, cold, golden-green leaves and bright yellow goldenrod fill the field. Purple asters bloom near the roadside.  The last hurrah happens in the garden– plenty of kale and the squash is setting. In the background, I  hear Moss Brook run and splash, … Continue reading

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Blueberries at Glen Echo Lake

My Mum and I shared a love for blueberries, and my earliest memories are picking them along the road in front of our cottage for breakfast at Glen Echo Lake. I’d have a big bowl of berries with fresh cream … Continue reading

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Hopping on the Circle of Life

I was gone from home a few days, and when I returned I found abundant amounts of baby rabbit poop–very tiny pellets that suggest the very young cottontail rabbits are venturing close to the house, and I’m curious what draws them … Continue reading

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Creeping toward July

https://oklahomapaganquarterly.com/ Appreciation to Oklahoma Pagan Quarterly who feature my poem in this new summer issue of the magazine. I just received it the mail and it looks like good reading. In the past week I’ve passed female deer on the road about … Continue reading

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