Monthly Archives: July 2014

Weekly Photo Challenge: Summer Lovin’

CORN! I love love love love love it. I wait impatiently until the first puny ears are offered here in the Pioneer Valley, and then will try one, knowing full well that the real, gen-u-wine article — sweet, crunchy, delectable, … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: SUMMER LOVIN’

Hey, the name of the place is Pizza Amore, Pizza of Love! Or maybe I Love Pizza? It’s right across from Smith College, and never stays lonely for very long, even when the college is closed for the summer: And … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: CONTAINERS, 3

What, after all, is a shop window but a giant container filled with merchandise that the shopkeeper hopes to sell to you? Here on display are splendid cast-iron teapots from Japan, part of a large selection offered at Teavanna, along with teas of every … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: CONTAINERS, 2

Then there’s a box of stone unexpectedly containing — flowers! It makes me think of a famous haiku by Basho: The temple bell stops. But the sound keeps coming out of the flowers.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: CONTAINERS, 1

This challenge is fun! So many things to put into so many other things — Let’s start out with a container that was completely unexpected: It was at the bank, where they were having some sort of promotion. I forget now what … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: RELIC

Here’s a relic that’s a remembrance:   Barrington Stage Company in Pittsfield MA is putting on a spectacular revival of Cole Porter’s Kiss Me, Kate, which the Hub wouldn’t have missed for the world. The original show opened on Broadway in 1948, … Continue reading

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