Monthly Archives: April 2017

Just Another Rainy Sunday – and the Last Day of Arpril

Musings in Spring: Elizabeth Goudge “In a world where thrushes sing and willow trees are golden in the spring, boredom should have been included among the seven deadly sins.” Art for Spring – Part I of V: Carl Andre (American, … Continue reading

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Reflections on a Saturday in the Pacific Northwest

Musings in Spring: Elizabeth Kerner “It might be well enough to wander if you’ve a place and people to come back to, but I tell you now there’s no desolation like wanting to go home and truly not knowing where … Continue reading

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Musings on a Rainy Friday

Musings in Spring: Jay Crownover “My home is a little more complicated than coordinates on a map.” Art for Spring – Part I of VI: Charles Henry Alston (American, 1907-1977) Below – “Uptown Harlem” A Poem for Today “Housekeeping” By … Continue reading

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Thursday Offerings

Musings in Spring: Susanna Clarke “Woods were ringed with a colour so soft, so subtle that it could scarcely be said to be a colour at all. It was more the idea of a colour – as if the trees … Continue reading

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Musings on an April Wednesday

Musings in Spring: William Butler Yeats “One loses, as one grows older, something of the lightness of one’s dreams; one begins to take life up in both hands, and to care more for the fruit than the flower, and that … Continue reading

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Earth, Sea, and Sky on a Tuesday

Musings in Spring: Amy Leach “A tree can be tempted out of its winter dormancy by a few hours of southerly sun—the readiness to believe in spring is stronger than sleep or sanity.” Art for Spring – Part I of … Continue reading

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And Still the Rain Falls . . .

Musings in Spring: Stanislaw Lem “A journey is a dismal thing when there can be no homecoming.” Art for Spring – Part I of V: Gregory Packard (American, contemporary) Below – “Canyon Light” A Poem for Today “Unlike objects, two … Continue reading

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And the Rain Returns . . .

Musing in Spring: Christina Bartolomeo “The poet Swinburne said that spring begins ‘blossom by blossom’.” Art for Spring – Part I of V: Vladimir Migachev (Russian, contemporary) Below – “Forest 1” A Poem for Today “One of the Monkeys” By … Continue reading

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A Friday in April

Musings in Spring: Mary Oliver “Listen, whatever you see and love— that’s where you are.” Art for Spring- Part I of V: Sorin Sorin (Russian, contemporary) Below – “Stormy Tide” A Poem for Today “What Women Want” By Kim Addonizio … Continue reading

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Thursday Musings

Musings in Spring:Hermann Hesse “Home is neither here nor there. Home is within you, or home is nowhere at all.” Below – Hermann Hesse Art for Spring – Part I of V: Jang Mee Park (Canadian, contemporary) Below – “In … Continue reading

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