Future/Past Tense-a poem
This is a poem I wrote for the Shelter Island Bliss Morehead poetry competition. I did not win but I was honored to receive a mention. I ...
May 07, 2023 / Read More
Beauty around us: Take 1 — Sunlight
Introduction to the series
Dec 10, 2022 / Read More
Walking the Dog
Every day I take my small dog for a walk. This is a joyous adventure for her as squirrels beg to be chased, birds make the mistake of… be...
May 22, 2022 / Read More
Leaving Saint James
Almost 44 years ago a very young I and my husband were able to buy our own house in this small town on the north shore of Long Island, Ne...
Mar 21, 2022 / Read More
The warp and web of the self: recollection of time gone
My father was an avid photographer who chronicles his family and friends and carefully put the developed images into books, labeling the ...
Dec 26, 2021 / Read More
Vaccines, Mandates, and free will
A week or so ago the president of the college where I am a faculty member sent a letter to all students indicating a vaccine mandate for ...
Aug 08, 2021 / Read More
Quick Musings: venturing out
Yesterday was my first venture into the city (aka New York City; is there another one?) in over a year. Since Covid hit New York, I have ...
Jun 17, 2021 / Read More
Quick musings: On Integrity
As I was sitting idly in church the other day, half listening to the sermon, I noticed a kneeler pushed under the pew in front of me. I r...
Jun 14, 2021 / Read More
In winter stop, look: the tree ballet.Branches wildly arcing and bending in fractal arabesquesThey touch one anotherGently…Clicking out a...
Jan 21, 2021 / Read More
Autumnal Forests and la recherche du temps perdu
When I was in college, more decades ago than I care to share, I had a picture by my bed for a couple of years. It depicted a wood in autu...
Nov 07, 2020 / Read More