Monthly Archives: January 2017

From the Pacific Northwest – Part XLI

Musings in Autumn: Kerstin Gier “Home is where your books are.” A Poem for Today “Remnants” By Jim Handlin                          1 Everything gets slow, stops. I reread the telegram. … Continue reading

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From the Pacific Northwest – Part XL

Musings in Winter: Frederic Lawrence Knowles “The night walked down the sky with the moon in her hand.” Art for Winter – Part I of III: Addison T. Millar (American, 1860-1913) Below – “Old Man’s Back, Siasconset, Nantucket, Massachusetts” Musings … Continue reading

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From the Pacific Northwest – Part LXXXIX

Musings in Winter: Vincent van Gogh “I never get tired of the blue sky.” Below – Vincent van Gogh: “Wheat Field Under a Clouded Sky” A Poem for Today “The Living Beauty” By William Butler Yeats I’ll say and maybe … Continue reading

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From the Pacific Northwest – Part LXXXVIII

Musings in Winter: Donna Tartt “Even now I remember those pictures, like pictures in a storybook one loved as a child. Radiant meadows, mountains vaporous in the trembling distance; leaves ankle-deep on a gusty autumn road; bonfires and fog in … Continue reading

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From the Pacific Northwest – Part LXXXVII

Musings in Winter: Dylan Thomas “It snowed last year too: I made a snowman and my brother knocked it down and I knocked my brother down and then we had tea.” A Poem for Today “Angel of Duluth” [excerpt] By … Continue reading

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From the Pacific Northwest – Part LXXXVI

Musings in Winter: Pablo Neruda “I am a book of snow, a spacious hand, an open meadow, a circle that awaits, I belong to the earth and its winter.” A Poem for Today “Living in Numbers” By Claire Lee Sunday, … Continue reading

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From the Pacific Northwest – Part LXXXV

Musings in Winter: W. Somerset Maugham “I have an idea that some men are born out of their due place. Accident has cast them amid certain surroundings, but they have always a nostalgia for a home they know not. They … Continue reading

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From the Pacific Northwest – Part LXXIV

Musings in Winter:J. B. Priestley “The first fall of snow is not only an event, it is a magical event. You go to bed in one kind of world and wake up in another quite different, and if this is … Continue reading

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From the Pacific Northwest – Part LXXIII

Musings in Winter: Maya Angelou “I believe that one can never leave home. I believe that one carries the shadows, the dreams, the fears and the dragons of home under one’s skin, at the extreme corners of one’s eyes and … Continue reading

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From the Pacific Northwest – Part LXXII

Musings in Winter: E.B. White “I see nothing in space as promising as the view from a Ferris wheel.” Art for Winter – Part I of II: Wilson Henry Irvine (American, 1869-1936) Below – “A Day in March” A Poem … Continue reading

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