Monthly Archives: March 2010

The Blue Hour






FROM THE ARCHIVE: The rise and fall of our planet’s tilting waltz around the sun moved the angle of our inclination to our favorite star across the equator to northern latitudes earlier this month. This was just after we engaged … Continue reading

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Skunk Cabbage: Spring’s Little Stinker






Why should spring be any different from the rest of us? I know when I awaken from a long, deep sleep, there’s a little unpleasantness – in my temperament, my general aspect, and, ok, my breath, too. I try to … Continue reading

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Winter’s Resignation






South of here, winter was piling on, adding another foot of snow to mid-Atlantic states that cried uncle weeks ago. It was snowing here, too – hard at times. But on a foray into the worst of it last Friday, … Continue reading

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