“Ask Me,” William Stafford, River Ice and Aunt Cathy

Brian and I drove an hour south to Harrisburg on Friday for a memorial service to celebrate the life of his beloved Aunt Cathy. Let me tell you that lady lived like she was living her life, present and all in. In a beautiful eulogy her sister recalled how she was not afraid to reinvent…

River Ice and William Stafford

Oh the weather outside is . . . actually it’s been rather freakish. We’ve gone from single digits three days ago to 60 degrees (Fahrenheit) yesterday to blustery wind and snow squalls today. Pennsylvania is one of those places in which they say, “If you don’t like the weather here, wait a minute.” Unless of…

“Fire and Ice,” a Poem by Robert Frost, read by DJB

Mr. Frost handles here a very serious subject with a touch of dry New England humor as well as a moment or two of serious pondering. The images are all from google searches on hatred, ice, fire and desire. If one is yours and you prefer me not to use it, just let me know….