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An Island Garden

In the world of celebrated American gardens there may be none more modest than that of Celia Thaxter on Appledore Island, ten miles off the coast of Portsmouth, New Hampshire. 749 more words

Gardens

My Salem Adventure

Ever since we returned from Maine in July, I’d been watching the weather reports for a cooler day to go up to Salem to see the exhibition… 1,486 more words

Places

The enchanted, impressionist April

There is a passing reference to painting in Elizabeth von Arnim’s The Enchanted April (1922), more specifically to impressionism. When the subject of Lotty’s and Mellersh’s social life comes up, von Arnim writes: “whereas she and Mellersh, when they did go out, went to the parties of impressionist painters, of whom in Hampstead there were many. 536 more words

Literature

By Brian Aldaco

After four days of researching the Vagabonds with Jeff Guinn and Jim Fuquay at the Henry Ford Museum, other attractions were bound to be something of a let down.  873 more words

SHSU

Prompts for RWJ, Prompt 187

Childe Hassam, April: (The Green Gown), 1920

Art scholars believed that Childe Hassam, an American Impressionist painter,  intended this painting as a portrayal of his mother, Rosa Hathorne Hassam, during her pregnancy. 85 more words

Poetry

Childe Hassam, April: (The Green Gown), 1920

Ode To Moss

Green and burgeoning, I leaned
toward the lichens and moss
against the cascade of leaves. 159 more words

Poetry