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October 23, 2017
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October’s End

When I am alone in my garden in late October I often think about music, especially Ralph Vaughn Williams’ elegiac settings of English folk tunes.  My favorite is the haunting “Fantasia on Greensleeves,” because the musical images just seem right … Continue reading

October 3, 2016
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Butterfly Farewell

The night temperatures are growing cold enough so that last week I turned the heat on in my house for the first time since spring.  The plants have caught a whiff of the oncoming season, but most of them are … Continue reading