On Nature Last Saturday our (last) local farm celebrated the Spring Equinox by holding a Greenhouse Openhouse here in our seaside village. My family and I helped with the event, and had a good time observing the changing of the seasons. A couple of Celtic fiddlers played by the wood stove in the greenhouse, while … Continue reading The Spring Equinox
This Saturday: lots of great indie folk, indie rock, World and Americana music, good local grass-fed beef burgers out at the family farm. You should come if you can!
Local culture is one of those trendy phrases that permeate, well, local culture (and beyond), but shoring up local culture is where I spend most of my energy. Why do I do this? For reasons that go way beyond nostalgia, way beyond trying to capture a sense of a simpler time. Life wasn't necessarily better … Continue reading Local Culture
But then, we are reminded, every week is a sad week, somewhere in the world. Earthquakes, shootings, bombings -- at any moment, the world may be too much with us. And through all the unthinkable messes that we create, or the ones foisted upon us by nature, it seems to be an imperative for human … Continue reading Sad Week in Boston