Category Archives: Life on the Concord River

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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Clean up, clean up…

My apologies that you’ll now have that song stuck in your head for the rest of your life.  Back to my regularly scheduled post. When I learn about something I find particularly exciting, upsetting, annoying, etc., my son likes to … Continue reading

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Before I say hello, allow me to say goodbye.

I didn’t want 2018 to leave without saying goodbye. In many ways the year was wonderful, and in many ways it sucked. The purpose of this post isn’t to dwell on the sucky parts but to revisit all that Mother … Continue reading

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Welcome Winter

At 5:23 PM, EST, the Winter Solstice occurs and the darkness begins its journey back to wherever the darkness comes from. I think it’s somewhere near Washington, D.C., but I could be wrong. It might be Mar-a-Lago, Florida. These days … Continue reading

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Glints and gleams and sparkles, rustle and swirl, chatter and bubble…

I, myself, stare in awe at her beauty, amazed by all the stories she has told me over the years and all the secrets she has yet to reveal.  Continue reading

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The Roots of Halloween

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First and foremost… Or as those of us who are pagan say, Blessed Samhain. You might not know Halloween has ancient roots deep within 2000-year-old Celtic lore. Samhain (pronounced sow-en with a short-sounding ‘e’) is the Celtic New Year and … Continue reading

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