This fall seems to have come late, with the oaks now ascendant. In the past few days we raced out before clouds overtook the sun to visit three of our favorite walks in Ulster County, New York.Continue reading
The photographs are of Innisfree Garden, October 5, Walkway Over the Hudson, October 8, and Buttercup Farm, October 11. Continue reading
The segments of the trip swing open like an orange.
There is light in there, and mystery and food.
—John Ashbery, Just Walking Around
The photographs were taken on September walks in Innisfree Garden, on the Walkway Over the Hudson, and in Beacon’s Long Dock Park. They are grouped by location, and the first photograph from each new location is indicated by label. Continue reading
[Foulds] had ideas no one else dared have and he brought them to life.
In early June, I snapped several photographs at the Walkway over the Hudson and Innisfree Garden, and it seemed I ought to put them up somewhere. Along the way, several signs have pointed me to the music of John Foulds. First was a Proms concert to which I was (easily) lured by the promise of hearing Sakari Oramo conduct, among other works, Nielsen’s Symphony No. 6 ‘Sinfonia semplice.’ Tucked in ahead of the Nielsen was a small work by Foulds called April-England, about which David Nice provided a colorful description on The Arts Desk: Continue reading