Month: March 2017

KEEPING UP WITH THE BIRDS

  According to the Audubon Society, if you have a birdfeeder the birds should be fed year round, but since I winter in New York there is an extended period when my birdfeeder is empty—waiting for the spring thaw. Some humans have experimented with this esoteric diet, namely; eating for six months of the year…

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THE RURAL CEMETERY

¬†Once every autumn, on my way to Brant Lake, I visit the rural cemetery on the outskirts of Albany. It is a journey into memory. The cemetery lies beyond a meadow where horses graze and September asters, blue and delicate, pay homage to the evolving seasons. Last year, a small tractor, its young driver mowing…

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