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Wicklow Mountains hike (5-22-17)

We drove into the Wicklow Mountains and found ourselves driving many km along a road called “Wicklow Way.” We’re staying at a B&B here and this afternoon did a 2-mile hike among the hills. The gorse was out in full yellow! Click on any image for a larger view.

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Dublin day 2 (5-21-2017)

Today we saw Beckett’s telephone at the Irish Writers Museum and encountered Joyce in St. Stephens Green. At the Chester Beatty Museum we were awed by his collection of early paper and early book bindings. The post-impressionist paintings at the Hugh Lane Gallery were ones we’d never seen. The map...

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Dublin today (5-20-2017)

Arrived in Dublin today — and spent most of the day (despite jet-lag) walking around the city, dodging raindrops and then enjoying the sudden sun. We stopped in at the National Gallery, walked across the Liffey for dinner, strolled Grafton street, had a few pub pints. Click on any image...

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Harvard morning

Here in Cambridge, MA, to host a KWH “salon” evening and to record an episode of PoemTalk at the Woodberry Poetry Room. I went for a beat-the-heat early run this morning—3 miles all the way through and around Harvard’s campus. Here are a few views I found interesting and, as...

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Greenwich Village afternoon

On this cool, partly sunny afternoon, I met a friend for lunch on Cornelia Street. Along the way I snapped these photographs. Click on any image for a larger view. The fifth photo was taken inside Murray’s Cheese shop. The first two: Charles Street.

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Today on the turnpike (& more)

I made the four-hour drive home today from the mountains. The New Jersey Turnpike, the lively colors of which I often overlook (especially on a gray rainy day like this one), was fun to look at. Then when I drove through Center City Philly its colors struck me forcefully too....

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West Philly’s early spring

It’s been a few days since I walked from home to campus. Today I took my camera and enjoyed West Philly’s early spring colors—built and natural. Click on an image for a larger view.

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Back in the garden

Today was my first day back in the garden since last fall. We have a tiny space in the back of our West Philly home, along the alley back there. Planted greens (pak choy, spring mix, arugula) and tended the chard (coming up from last year) and chives. Click on...