Category Archives: travel
Knight Farm, North Scituate, Rhode Island.
I spent a week in Santa Fe earlier this month. Despite a lot of stress in the weeks preceding, I opened like a flower there. Most of the time. I had one day of altitude sickness early on, but even … Continue reading
Living in the Providence area, it’s easy for me to think of Rhode Island as densely populated and quite urban. Yesterday I drove south to the Washington County Fair, where all the 4-H Club kids compete, showing off their dogs, … Continue reading
Blanche Lazzell was a pioneer of abstract art who spent most of her life (she died in 1956) living and working in Provincetown, capturing the essence of her subject in flat, layered planes, lush hues, and off-kilter, rotating compositions. She … Continue reading
My friend Mark and I spent a day in Provincetown last week, going to galleries and the museum, savoring the exquisitely clear weather, and enjoying the unintentional parade down Commercial Street. On our way back to the car, we saw … Continue reading
At Tranquil Lake Nursery in Rehoboth, Mass., where there are fields of lilies in an astonishing array of colors. The tranquil lake is more like a small, man-made pond, but the lilies dazzle. The rosy pink purples of the lilies … Continue reading
Crisp November days in New England. The autumn light flares through the changing leaves. I can be strolling along completely absorbed in my own mucky thoughts, and then the sunlight and the bright scrim of leaves — yellow, red, orange … Continue reading
Carlisle Conservation lands, Carlisle, Mass.
What’s up with this old shed? Friends and I found it behind the shops at Tiverton Four Corners in Rhode Island. My first thought was that someone had propped it up, maybe in anticipation of moving it, but it’s raised … Continue reading