Tag Archives: stories about living on a river

I know in my heart it is June.

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A Summer’s Day Black bees on the clover-heads drowsily clinging, Where tall, feathered grasses and buttercups sway; And all through the fields a white sprinkle of daisies, Open-eyes at the setting of day. Oh the heaps of sweet roses, sweet … Continue reading

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Wake up Persephone, it’s time!

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Is it just me or has this winter felt like its gone on forever? (Those of you in the southern hemisphere can just settle down; I’ll get to you in June. By the way, happy first day of Autumn.) Back … Continue reading

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Imbolc 2017, Brigid’s Day.

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Imbolc, (EM-bowlk) is a Gaelic term meaning ‘in the belly’. This is the time of year when Mother Earth celebrates life by nudging awake the frozen seeds slumbering within her belly under the barren soil. She whispers softly to them … Continue reading

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Ode to Ovaries

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Warning: Strong language ahead. Lift your voices loud and clear, oh daughters of the sky; let us sing in unison, as our ovaries wither and die. Yup, here on the Concord River, the ovaries are disappearing faster than the ducks … Continue reading

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The brighter side of life.

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The Concord River woke this week to a world of white–a little snow and birds. Actually, a lot of snow and one bird. But they were both white. A swan visited, taking my breath away and giving the ducks something … Continue reading

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Did you think I’d forgotten about you?

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Never in a million years! It’s just that, as years go, 2016 wasn’t all that great. Sure, sure, I wrote and published a second book, which is now available on Amazon. (Shameless plug.) However, publishing my two books were pretty … Continue reading

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The Hawk and the Rock

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There once was a hawk and a rock, on the rock the creatures would stop. ‘I say,’ said the hawk, ‘Why you sit on the rock,’ when my talons are a nice place to stop!’ Blessed be :} Save

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Good night, good night…

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… ‘Parting is such sweet sorrow that I shall say goodnight till it be morrow.’ Today was an absolutely glorious last day of summer. The sun shone, the ducks quacked, the fish swam, and I… well I ate my weight … Continue reading

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One last time, drink deep from the well!

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Before I begin this blog, allow me to address my two month absence from Concord River Lady. I’d love to write that Keanu Reeves whisked me away to a tropical island or that I won Mass Millions and I’ve been … Continue reading

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The Battle on the Concord River!

This story comes to you straight from the shore of the Concord River in Billerica, MA. There are no pictures since the author of the story (that would be me) was trapped under her porch and the cameras were in … Continue reading

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