Tender Is the Spring

Tender Is the Spring

The sun slices through the murk to light up a strip of trees on the west shore of Pontoosuc Lake yesterday. Photos by Grier Horner/All Rights Reserved I tell myself winter is my favorite season. I like hiking in the snowy woods and fields. I like the way the moon illuminates the snow at night. I like the bracing cold as long as I’m wearing a hooded down jacket, my warm boots, mittens pulled over my gloves and flannel-lined pants. Winter nights in the house are cozy and I sit with the added warmth of my velvet blanket. I used to bike in winter when the...
Playing football with Lauren Mabry

Playing football with Lauren Mabry

This amazing, prickly vessel is by Lauren Mabry who currently has a solo show at Ferrin Contemporary at MASS MoCA. When I read Jennifer Huberdeau’s review – “A rising star in the ceramics world” – in The Eagle Sunday morning,  it was so much better than the piece I was planning on the same  artist, Lauren Mabry of Philadelphia. that I might as well just go back to bed. Huberdeau had quotes from the artist, the gallery owner, an art critic and she put it all together beautifully. I had no quotes. I’d gone to Sunday’s...