This photo came to light the other day and it fascinated me…the cycles of history…how we didn’t know this exactly…these young women were all Willamette students in 1918, and the photograph was taken at the Salem Train Station. On the back was written “Had to go home. Union Depot to catch train to Portland. Closed […]
This would have been the Garden Tour day, Patrick’s wedding in Idaho, tomorrow the kids and the grands would have arrived for the summer. The world would not be in turmoil and contaminated…if only…if only… So this post is for my reading group. We are three…one in Denver, one in Santa Fe, and me. We […]
We are living in a tragedy, all of us. It is of epic proportions, we are beginning to fully understand. As artists we try to bear witness to what is happening to us and around us. We know other artists and writers and musicians are doing the same and this gives us a certain resilient […]
The sun is streaming in today…a yellow sort of day I think…
Just sitting and looking around the beach house…primary colors abound…
Here’s Tory’s photo of the seal pup on our beach…umbilical still attached…Mama came back and off they went. I read today she only nurses the pup for 4 weeks and then abandons him to fend for him (her) self.
A seal pup abandoned (temporarily we hope), official help, and social distance set-up. Happy to be here.
Gaelen told a story today on her FB page about being in the grocery store behind a very angry man, a man with no mask and refusing social distancing. When he left and it was Gaelen’s turn, she apologized to the long-suffering clerk and the clerk said, “It’s okay, he’s just scared.” I got thinking […]
A rainy Salem Day… The mail brought a couple of interesting envelopes today…Natalie’s with a long-ago souvenir of Salem (the prison?? “Just From the Pen”) and Claudia’s with interesting things swept up from the drawer… and on the envelop this thought… Which led to our conversation during the little afternoon drive we took today in […]