Winter Newsletter 2021

Winter Newsletter 2021

“Music brings a warm glow to my vision, thawing mind and muscle from their endless wintering.” ― Haruki Murakami   Picking up the theme of a recent blog post, Concentric circles within the Baltimore writing community, my starting point for this seasonal...
Marking Juneteenth

Marking Juneteenth

Juneteenth—or Jubilee Day, Black Independence Day, Emancipation Day—has been marked since June 19, 1866; the first anniversary of General Order No. 3 that Union General Gordon Granger issued on June 19, 1865. The Order conveyed the news of the Emancipation...
Summer Newsletter 2021

Summer Newsletter 2021

Spring passes and one remembers one’s innocence. Summer passes and one remembers one’s exuberance. Autumn passes and one remembers one’s reverence. Winter passes and one remembers one’s perseverance. ― Yoko Ono Fun Fact: Yoko Ono became a...
Spring Newsletter

Spring Newsletter

Spring Newsletter   I enjoy the spring more than the autumn now. One does, I think, as one gets older. ― Virginia Woolf I hope you’re continuing to keep safe and sane as we look forward to a change of season. During the months of quarantining—that are about...
The long slow lazy days of summer

The long slow lazy days of summer

Fall Newsletter Her pleasure in the walk must arise from the exercise and the day, from the view of the last smiles of the year upon the tawny leaves and withered hedges, and from repeating to herself some few of the thousand poetical descriptions extant of...