I Wrote Some Stuff

As per the title of this blog, I still occasionally contribute the errant published word here and there. This month, I have two pieces in print: a haiku in the poetry section of Chronogram magazine, and a human interest story about an actor I was honored to interview: Robert Ian Mackenzie, whose credits include Bond … Continue reading I Wrote Some Stuff

Shakespeare & Company Presents March Mash-up: Contemporary Readings

LENOX, Mass. — Shakespeare & Company will present March Mash-up: Contemporary Readings on Saturday, March 26 and Sunday, March 27, featuring three …Shakespeare & Company Presents March Mash-up: Contemporary Readings

Let’s All Go to the Bulb Show

Spring Bulb Show at Berkshire Botanical Garden (c) jcs 2022 Two years into a pandemic and my house has been hit with the ’Rona for the first time — I’m still in the negative, but the other two notsomuch. My weekend activity options were thereby limited, but (masked) I was able to check out one … Continue reading Let’s All Go to the Bulb Show

Monthly Intro Pages, part 3

February scrap layout 2022 (c) jcs This was the quickest “retrospective” layout I’ve made since I started this process: today is March 6, and I’ve just completed this monthly intro page for February. It’s pink to match the handmade Valentine pages, with plenty of winks to love: including a couple that remind us love can … Continue reading Monthly Intro Pages, part 3

Hilltown Families Handmade Valentine Swap, 2022

The annual Hilltown Families Handmade Valentine Swap is a tradition I’ve participated in several times now, in which children, adults, and families living in the “Hidden Hills” of the Berkshires make and receive homemade Valentines. I first joined the fold in the “adult” category, before Juli was born; but it’s become a favorite art project … Continue reading Hilltown Families Handmade Valentine Swap, 2022