Friday, April 30, 2010

the snow fell

north and west of here.
in brattleboro the procession of spring continued,
though at a slower, frostier pace.

Thursday, April 29, 2010

in the immortal words of stevie winwood

"...just roll with it, baby"

what are you rollin' with today?

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

where you goin?

"i'm a gonna
'cause everybody's
and i'm a gonna
lyrics by doc watson

hope you land a big one

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

aye, me buck-o,

there be adventures brewing here
(how lucky is the kid who lives with this guy?)

Monday, April 26, 2010

we all, from time to time, reach toward the seemingly unattainable

sometimes with grace,

sometimes without

(no animals were harmed in the taking of these photographs...i promise)

Sunday, April 25, 2010

you may laugh, my dear italian friends,

but this vermont scene inspires happy dreams of tuscany

Saturday, April 24, 2010

overlooking broad brook

this house breathes sunlight

Friday, April 23, 2010


this shy beauty hides in the vermont find her is a small triumph.
to harass her in any way is against the law.

Thursday, April 22, 2010

fireworks in april

are low to the ground and joyfully slow in fading

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

for those who must be inside on the glorious days

refresh your spirit every chance you get
with nourishing sips of the elixir of spring

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

and now for the mother of yesterday's sweet potato boy

happy birthday to one of the most hardworking young women i know
with love from your aunt brattcat

Monday, April 19, 2010

happy birthday to my brother, mark,

grandfather of this beautiful boy
who has yet to acquire a taste for sweet potatoes

Sunday, April 18, 2010

have you ever noticed

how the fresh palette of spring foreshadows the high drama of autumn?

Saturday, April 17, 2010

mr. brattcat's garden

is infinitely more rabbit friendly than Mr. McGregor's...
of course it's easy to be rabbit friendly when there are no rabbits.

Friday, April 16, 2010

Thursday, April 15, 2010

oh, spring,

each silken petal like the milky breath of a newborn

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Monday, April 12, 2010

the humble, rumble bumblebee

so handsome,
yet such modesty.

both my daughter and i thank you for your kind wishes yesterday!

Sunday, April 11, 2010

you arrived at the tail end of a snow storm...

this year on the anniversary of your birth
the forsythia twirls in its yellow skirts.
happy birthday, darling girl.
may your nest be ever feathered with joy.

Saturday, April 10, 2010

one of seven

five week old field spaniel puppies.
would you lose your heart to such a darling?

Friday, April 9, 2010

i don't mean to crow, said the rooster,

but look at how all these lovely chicks have come home to roost

Thursday, April 8, 2010

the laundry

laps up sweet-scented sunlight

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

portrait of a sad cat

because his beloved playmates have returned to england

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

attending a show at the new england youth theater

makes even the oldest fossil feel young again

Monday, April 5, 2010

Sunday, April 4, 2010

may only joy

blossom in your garden

Saturday, April 3, 2010

waiting for spring

in the courtyard of the boston public library

Friday, April 2, 2010

the streets of boston

veiled by curtains of rain
as seen through the plastic windows of a trolley

Thursday, April 1, 2010

theme day: red

on a soggy afternoon
this bostonian took shelter under a bright umbrella

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