ROCKBOUND

ROCKBOUND

Water Closet for August 4, 2017 “For the past twelve years the regatta has attracted small vessels from up and down the coast and even inland lakes.” As much of the Wisconsin continental glacier turned to liquid water, the rising ocean moved up the valleys...
PHOTOGRAPHERS, LIGHT, AND WATER

PHOTOGRAPHERS, LIGHT, AND WATER

Water Closet for July 28, 2017 “The paddle back from the Atlantic to Pope’s landing in the increasing dark, the full moon behind us, was on shimmering, mirror calm water from the new Beverly-Salem Bridge.” In kayaks without noise, exhaust fumes, or wakes,...
PEOPLE WHO KNOW TREES AS KIN

PEOPLE WHO KNOW TREES AS KIN

Water Closet for July 21, 2017 “Trees have been shown in the last three decades to be sensitive and capable of communication.” One of the wonderful things about life is that art keeps coming. An artist friend of the old Closeteer recently loaned him two...
POND LILY TIME

POND LILY TIME

Water Closet for July7, 2007 “Pond lilies provide food, shade, protection, substrate for small creatures and perhaps even aesthetic delights as clouds above us do.” (It is white water lily time again. The following Water Closet piece was first published in...