Monthly Archives: March 2020

Week at a Glance (March 22-March 28)

A week of social distancing. Of gratitude for our beaches and bogs. Outside spaces that provide moments of tranquility in addition to needed fresh air and exercise. A week where flowers burst through the soil oblivious to the atmosphere around them. … Continue reading

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A March View

Cluster of children vying for turns on the tire swing. Boats being unloaded and eased down the ramp, while onlookers on the dock critique the process. A March view that once conjured up anticipation now tinged with worry that summer … Continue reading

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Cranberry Bog

Our neighborhood bog has taken on new life. A local refuge for the shelter in place population in our little corner of this troubled world. Picturesque place with a shuttered pump house, idyllic pond, and splashes of overlooked cranberries blinking … Continue reading

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A World of Change

Thinking about the ten pound bag of flour I chose not to buy at Market Basket ten days ago. How could life have changed so much in so short a time? I tend to buy in bulk, especially when things … Continue reading

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The Cabinet

There’s a storage cabinet in our garage. Home to backup rolls of toilet paper and paper towels. Ignored under normal circumstances until supplies get low, and the item gets added to a grocery list. But these are not normal times. … Continue reading

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Week at a Glance (March 15-March 21)

A week when life as we know it began grinding to a halt. Clinging to images of blooming flowers and ivy reaching for the sky. Signs of hope in a troubled time.  Celebratory food on an all but forgotten St. … Continue reading

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Trip at a Glance (February 9-March 14)

The spread of coronavirus has shuttered businesses and schools. Aspects of life we once took for granted have been severely altered. Travel, once a source of anticipation and delight, now clouded with fear. Happy to be home as we shelter … Continue reading

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