Browsing Tag


  • pigeons in flight.

    I get an occasional note from readers who are mystified by my choice to live in New York City. All that subway taking. All those stairs to climb. That small apartment at the end of them.…

    April 21, 2015 20 Comments
  • chickadee lane.

    I buy into every bit of fresh-start optimism that January has to offer. To kick off the new year on a peaceful note, on New Years day we went to a park nearby to…

    January 5, 2015 17 Comments
  • an avian valentine.

    I’m a big proponent of small-scale additions to public places. If it’s the kind thing that blends into a landscape or eventually disappears altogether, even better. For Valentine’s Day this year, I’m decorating the…

    February 12, 2013 31 Comments
  • birdland.

    Friends, they have finally arrived. Yesterday afternoon I was crunched in front of my computer putting the finishing touches on a workshop that I’m giving today back in Providence when there was a sudden…

    January 31, 2013 37 Comments
  • snowbirds.

    Have you heard that it’s been cold in New York? Yes, yes you have. It’s all anyone’s talking about and I won’t deny, it’s freezing! There’s snow expected tonight and even though I know…

    January 24, 2013 16 Comments
  • cedar birds.

    found in a box of old things. wintry inspiration for a tiny space. and other things: * these blossoms already have me itchy for spring breezes. * winter scenes caught on film. * a seriously…

    January 6, 2012 5 Comments