Category Archives: Special Interests

Adrienne Rich

We take inspiration, we keep moving and we hold. “…In 1997, in a widely reported act, Ms. Rich declined the National Medal of Arts, the United States government’s highest award bestowed upon artists. In a letter to Jane Alexander, then … Continue reading

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rainbow chard – desire line

on my way to the post office a desire line:  the rainbow chard, standing tall in long rows, each stalk offering a new color combination on its own and with the others, a magnificent wave of color.

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yes, to dreams, a note

Cara Benedetto sent this message today.

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The Secret Life of Plants

Had my wee mind blown tonight! Marisa invited us over to watch the Secret Life of Plants, which I was really excited about, having started the book some time ago (but then having set it down and not gotten into … Continue reading

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God is in the Details: Spring Ephemerals of Southwest Pennsylvania

It was a soggy Opening Day for trout fishermen and fisherwomen here in Southwest Pennsylvania. Deciding it was worth celebrating regardless, we headed to Raccoon Creek State Park for a morning of creeping around the woods looking at tiny flowers … Continue reading

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