Category Archives: Wind


solitude– in a world of one color the sound of wind. Basho Can you hear it?

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Another Scary Hallowe’en!

Last year, Hallowe’en brought us a blizzard, the Snowtober Blizzard, a weird, out-of-season storm. It devastated the trees here in our community, brought down power lines some of which weren’t repaired for weeks, closed down towns and cities and even, … Continue reading

Posted in Autumn, Etcetera, Failure, Memory, Nature, Pioneer Valley, Wind | Tagged , , , , | 38 Comments

In the Time of Falling Leaves

The leaves are falling, falling — The wind blew sharp today.  Autumn fading, winter’s icy breath chills early morning, evening, late. *             *            * The Buddha said: Just as … Continue reading

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Beach Creatures Do the Locomotion —

Most times when people speak about evolution, they do so as if it’s all ended with modern man. Of course that’s chutzpah; the evolutionary force will do what it wants. There is, however, a Dutch artist named Theo Jansen who … Continue reading

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HURRICANE INTERLUDE, or Whoosh with the Wind — UPDATE

Instead of the laden refrigerator I showed while waiting for Irene, the weekend visitor from Hell — here are blue skies on Sunday afternoon. The winds are still high — you can tell from the photo — but the rain … Continue reading

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