Posts Tagged ‘hudson valley’


Saturday, February 9th, 2019

During six years of performing arts school, I was always cast in the character role (Mad Hatter, understudy for Alice, etc), when I longed for the boring lead. In our 5th grade production of The Music Man, I played the mayor’s wife, Eulalie Mackecknie Shinn, who learns to throw off Iowan provincialism and honor her […]

~we had faces~

Monday, February 4th, 2019

This jumping spider is known to make sudden, swift appearances, dangling eye-level from the tall ceiling while glamorously backlit by afternoon sun. Today my studio mate dropped by (onto my keyboard, drama queen) and lingered a while, formally introducing herself. Meet Platycryptus undatus, or as she prefers, Tallulah Fanghead.


Friday, February 1st, 2019

(ice flowers)

~icicle shadows~

Thursday, January 31st, 2019


Wednesday, January 30th, 2019

The most hotly anticipated house guest of winter 2019. (seven weeks and counting…)

~things frozen~

Saturday, January 26th, 2019

~b-boy bouillabaisse~

Thursday, January 17th, 2019

~sun & silver fox~

Sunday, January 13th, 2019

~signs of winter~

Saturday, December 1st, 2018

Morning ice, guest bed sawing, Hudson Winter Walk, first storm of the season.

~early morning crime scene~

Wednesday, November 28th, 2018

We woke yesterday morning to four ravaged frozen pumpkins–stems flung, guts tossed, one dropped down the stairs and dragged along the front walk. I suspect our resident squirrels, and snow tracks reveal they were egged on by the bunny who lives beneath the porch, and the posse of deer who scat about, and I don’t […]

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