Tag Archives: Morris dance

A Year and Change

Another May Eve and May Day have come and gone. Last May dawned clear and bright as I joined my team for the first time. This May Day didn’t so much dawn as it did lighten the rain clouds slightly. … Continue reading

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How You Dance With It

We danced the last stand of the 2013 season yesterday the the New England Folk Festival. Why the last stand of 2013 you ask? Because Cotswold Morris is a May thing, and it isn’t May yet, of course. My brother … Continue reading

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The Last 500 Days

I have had this mental image building ever since I found that card in the basement, linking me back to the very beginning of our time together as I cleaned up the last debris of that time. It came into … Continue reading

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The Longest Night

I spent much of the weekend with friends celebrating the Solstice. On Friday one of the small local hill towns had their annual bonfire with singing, stories, and a little dance out on their common, and then most people headed back … Continue reading

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Harvest Ale

Last week started with a business trip to meet my new team in Europe, and ended with a weekend spent with my Morris team and five others. Busy doesn’t begin to describe it. Work looks like it’s going to be … Continue reading

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Wind Shifts As the Seasons Change

All through autumn we hear a double  voice: one says everything is ripe; the other says everything is dying. The paradox is exquisite. -Gretel Erlich, The Solace of Open Spaces   Another quote from the journal she kept during house … Continue reading

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Harvest Moon

I watched the Harvest Moon rise over the hills from the porch this evening, the last time I will see that pretty sight from that vantage point. Next year someone else will have the privilege. About an hour earlier I signed … Continue reading

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