the country of...

...the pointed firs
sarah orne jewett's 
writing of rural maine
contrasts yet connects beautifully
with the busy life my nephew and his family lead.
they are returning from being trip naturalists
(photos 6 & 7)
on a prairie home companion's 
summer european cruise.
 of many kayaks
 of pin cherry bark
of coastal woods
a place in the woods
near the atlantic
a change before school begins.
a long drive, but a beautiful trip
reminds me why i live 
so far away from the busy
busy american life.
~~~today, HAND EYE's newsletter arrived.
and includes an important article
about healing work with textiles
read this!