So there was a bear in the yard. For those who know that I live in the woods, it seems obvious that a bear in the yard is more likely … Continue reading A Most Unusual Visitor
The dying sun is described so vividly in The Magician’s Nephew, one of the books in C.S. Lewis’s The Chronicles of Narnia. After Digory Kirke grabs Polly Plummer’s arm in … Continue reading What Would You Take?
Ten days before his death in 1940, Edward Frederic Benson, author of Dodo, The Blotting Book, Mrs. Ames, the Mapp & Lucia novels, and a host of ghost stories, delivered … Continue reading Eclipsed
The lingering moisture after the wettest winter since the late 1940s has kept me inside more days than out. The view from my window has been a slow-motion performance as … Continue reading Natural Decadence