Tuesday, July 17, 2012


Gather ye rosebuds while ye may

It’s been so long since we last spoke I find myself unsure of what to say.  So, merely a brief note with the news from here:  the weather is fair and the garden is full, as are my bookshelves and painting studio.  I am working on a new writing project and a series of paintings, both of which cause despair and elation in roughly equal measure, depending on the current state of that old internal barometer, the soul.

Many things I would like to mention in passing and some even discuss in depth, but summer is fleeting, and I am therefore going to do what I hope you are doing too – gathering berries while the sun shines.  Here is a tiny basket perfectly fit for just such a task:

I will return in the fall, with tales of trips, and long reports entitled What I Read on My Summer Vacation.  Until then, fair winds and following seas.  Hmmm.  I wonder if I can fit any more clichés into this post...?

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