Monthly Archives: March 2017

From the Pacific Northwest – Part LXXVI

Musings in Winter: Cormac McCarthy “Wrap me in the weathers of the earth, I will be hard and hard. My face will wash rain like the stones.” Art for Winter – Part I of III: Armen Gasparian (Russian, contemporary) Below … Continue reading

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From the Pacific Northwest – Part LXXV

Beware the Ides of March! I know that I make the same post every March 15th, but there are some wounds that time does not heal. 15 March 44 BCE: Julius Caesar is assassinated, an event that led to a … Continue reading

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From the Pacific Northwest – Part LXXIV

Musings in Winter: P.D. James “The eyes were certainly memorable and beautiful, moist calves’ eyes heavily lashed and with the same look of troubled pain at the unpredictability of the world’s terrors.” Art for Winter – Part I of III: … Continue reading

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From the Pacific Northwest – Part LXXIII

Musings in Winter: Lauren Klarfeld “When coming back, we may notice we have changed because others haven’t.” Art for Winter – Part I of III: Randy Browning (American, contemporary) Below – “Red Peppers” A Poem for Today “Portrait of Madame … Continue reading

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From the Pacific Northwest – Part LXXII

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, DOUGAL TUKTEN NERALICH. Art for Winter – Part I of III: Elena Chestnykh (Russian, contemporary) Below – “Communal Bridge” Musings in Winter: Cormac McCarthy “There is no later. This is later.” Art for Winter – Part II of … Continue reading

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From the Pacific Northwest – Part LXXI

Musings in Winter: Mary Oliver “Be prepared. A dog is adorable and noble. A dog is a true and loving friend. A dog is also a hedonist.” Art for Winter – Part I of II: Annie Strack (American, contemporary) Below … Continue reading

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From the Pacific Northwest – Part LXX

Musings in Winter: Mary Oliver “But I want to extol not the sweetness nor the placidity of the dog, but the wilderness out of which he cannot step entirely, and from which we benefit. For wilderness is our first home … Continue reading

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From the Pacific Northwest – Part LXIX

Musings in Winter: Buck Brannaman “You can’t look forward and backward at the same time…so I choose to look forward.” Art for Winter – Part I of III: Vladimir Ovchinnikov (Russian, contemporary) Below – “The Garden of Forgotten Things” Musings … Continue reading

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From the Pacific Northwest – Part LXVIII

Musings in Winter: Jenna Butler “It doesn’t take a farm to invoke the iron taste of leaving in your mouth. Anyone who loves a small plot of ground — a city garden, a vacant lot with some guerilla beds, a … Continue reading

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Welcoming March 2017

A Poem for March “Dear March – Come in -“ By Emily Dickinson Dear March – Come in – How glad I am – I hoped for you before – Put down your Hat – You must have walked – … Continue reading

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