Monthly Archives: July 2011

My favorite things

Raindrops on rosesAnd whiskers on kittensBright copper kettlesand warm woolen mittensBrown paper packagesTied up with stringsThese are a few of my favorite things.Cream-colored poniesand crisp apple streudelDoorbellsand sleigh bellsand schnitzel with noodlesWild geese that fly with the moon on their … Continue reading

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Sea nymph

My friend and great photographer Marcy Merrill lives full-time at Washaway, so she knows all the secret spots. She invited me to go for a paddle in the North River in her intrepid canoe, the Sea Nymph. I’d driven through … Continue reading

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Driftwood Lane

Washaway Beach is in close proximity to the Shoalwater Indian Reservation. This means that the Fourth of July must be avoided, as every red-blooded eight-year-old and drunken yahoo has easy access to professional grade explosives. While I have never been … Continue reading

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