Tag Archives: seasons

Spring Forward, Fall Back Down

  “Spring forward, fall back down…” I know, I know: it couldn’t be much more wintry in New England. It’s a balmy -6 degrees, enhanced by an order of magnitude for those who dally with windchill.  Boston had its highest … Continue reading

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Convergent Evolution

Convergence tends to catch my eye. In Boston’s naval shipyard, hundreds of years in seafaring technology are welded by sunset into a single silhouette. Bright leaves and buds mark the common ground where seasons intersect.  Land, sea and sky unite … Continue reading

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Autumn’s Cathedral

“What’s she doing, mommy?” The little boy nudges his mother, who is navigating a grassy park.  The rubber wheels of the stroller she pushes whoosh through leaves leached into shades of mustard and tan. The boy peeks around his mother … Continue reading

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Changing Seasons: Summer to Spring Segue

My husband Jim’s diagnosis hit us along with summer’s pulverizing heat.  Coming out of the air-conditioned hospital to lean against a cement pillar and weep was like stepping through a portal onto the tarmac in San Cristobal. For me the … Continue reading

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