Category Archives: Life on the Concord River

Summer 2019

Ralph Waldo Emerson is quoted as writing The earth laughs in flowers. If that is the case, my little corner of the Concord River is a raucous riot of laughter. My gardens are a blaze with color to welcome the … Continue reading

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Stranger Things

Life on the Concord River is getting stranger as the weather warms up. Continue reading

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Time to Say Goodbye

Yesterday, my white rabbit, Stew, aka Hazel, but mostly Stew, died in my arms while we were at the vet. She’d been acting weird for the past few weeks, some days happily hopping around her indoor pen, while on other … Continue reading

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The Magic of My World

I wish I could take you by the hand and show you the magic of my world in real time. You’d hear the song of the Northern Cardinal, and feel the scented breeze on your skin as the sun warms … Continue reading

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A Month of Wonder and Delight

Welcome to May. Beltane. The position on the wheel of the year that marks the halfway point between the spring equinox and the summer solstice. A time to frolic like a randy squirrel. Before the festivities begin, let’s take a … Continue reading

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Look out!

They’re coming in fast! I’m behind in my posting of the ruby-throated migration map and I am so very sorry. Get your feeders up NOW! It’s a wave of red and they’re going to be hungry. Remember, four parts water … Continue reading

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Spring is officially here!

And it’s about time. Maybe it’s the whole getting older thing but this winter felt endless and I’m glad it’s over. The last snowstorm on March 4 dumped over a foot of snow on my little corner of the river. … Continue reading

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Shake off the dirt, Persephone, it’s time to dance.

Lately, I’ve felt like Persephone, caught in the underworld of darkness, but no more. It’s time to dust myself off and embrace the light surrounding me. About a month ago my primary care physician decided to wean me off my … Continue reading

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John Denver Would be Proud

There are times in my life when I realize I’ve been wandering around with my eyes open but also closed. Today was one such day. I live on a beautiful plot of land in a nestled spot on the Concord … Continue reading

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Welcome Brigid

Imbolc, a time of year when we welcome the return of Spring. Continue reading

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