Monthly Archives: November 2016

Chest of Drawers

Friends, I am currently spending a few days with one of my oldest friends who is a world renowned classical pianist. Tom Hecht lives most of the year in Singapore where he teaches and for a few months in a lovely … Continue reading

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Heading South

Happy Sunday, Friends, the end to what I hope has been a warm and loving Thanksgiving weekend.  Did you watch the parade? Stuff yourself silly with turkey and all things American bland and starchy? Nap on the couch? See Fantastic Beasts … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

Good wishes for a peaceful day today, friends. I am grateful. I’m sitting in my Dover, NH home near the bay window where Arrow snuggles in an over-sized chair, peeking out at the snow just now starting to fall. Candles … Continue reading

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Friday Roundup

Dear Readers: Here’s the Roundup for Nov 13, 15, 17. I sure would love to hear from you. What you enjoyed, what you wonder about, questions you may want to ask. Please sign in and let me know what you … Continue reading

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As the Children Sleep, An Excerpt

Friends, As promised, tonight I post a brief passage from the book draft, but first, just an update as to my whereabouts: I am in Easton, PA, hanging for a few days with my son Sam who is a junior … Continue reading

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Research Tidbit #1: Alignment

Friends, Yesterday, I met with baritone Arthur Burrows in his Somers, NY home.  I have been wondering about this gentleman for nearly two years: where is he? Is he still living? How will I find him? Arthur Burrows and Jan … Continue reading

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At a Loss

Dear Friends, Friday, I left Western Mass and traveled to Queens—Long Island City to spend the weekend with my friend Judy, a visual artist I met a month ago during our residency at Vermont Studio Center. As I drove, I … Continue reading

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Roundup

Morning, Folks, So, this post will be brief! Yesterday, I got into essay-land. Hope you hung in there and gave my reflection a chance. Today, I will start what becomes an ongoing Friday post: The Roundup. On Fridays, I will … Continue reading

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Women

Good Morning, Friends, I have a post draft I’ve written about serendipity and alignment and doing good work, and I will post it soon, promise, but today, I  am compelled to write about the election. I know I risk triggering folks … Continue reading

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