Tuesday, A Boy Adrift and a Quiver of Dylan Thomas

“My tears are like the quiet drift of petals from some magic rose; and all my grief flows from the rift of unremembered skies and snows. I think that if I touched the earth, it would crumble; it is so sad and beautiful, so tremulously like a dream.” ― Dylan Thomas

Dunga brook Diary: A Year of Seeing Differently

April 6th at 5pm, opening reception at Cherry Branch Gallery, Cherry Valley, NY. “When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.” ~Ansel Adams Leaving LA after 25 years felt like the right thing to do. LA was a pit stop, a very complicated, veryContinue reading “Dunga brook Diary: A Year of Seeing Differently”

Monday coffee and a sugar cube laced with Thurber

Summer 2011.  Tally Ho, the local diner and a pic of Connor as he studied the daily special. The sun was on my back, it was early enough that the birds were still singing in the trees. I stood transfixed. My heart like a weight. We’d spent a glorious green and blue summer in central New YorkContinue reading “Monday coffee and a sugar cube laced with Thurber”

How to get a 19 year old on a plane…and a dip of the pen from Dorothy Parker

“The best way to keep children at home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant, and let the air out of the tires. ~Dorothy Parker” How to get a 19 year old on a plane- 2 months in advance- research best price spring break ticket STL to ALB, double-check dates, click & purchase, email itineraryContinue reading “How to get a 19 year old on a plane…and a dip of the pen from Dorothy Parker”

Dunga Brook? That old farmhouse tale begins with a Facebook post.

An excerpt from Dunga Brook Diary Dunga Brook Diary, Spring 2011 I’m sitting on my couch with the mac on my lap. Through the ripped screen door I hear the Saturday street sounds of my relatively quiet Pacific Palisades neighborhood, random bird calls, cars wooshing by, a skateboarder practicing, dogs barking in back yards lookingContinue reading “Dunga Brook? That old farmhouse tale begins with a Facebook post.”

Dunga Brook

Good Morning, CNY! Before the storm. Because I lived in LA, where the slightest rainfall created pandemonium (for the news team!), I am familiar with dealing with disaster before disaster befalls and so this megastorm of the century that hasn’t arrived and has already cancelled thousands of flights on the east coast feels very familiar.Continue reading “Dunga Brook”

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