Artists Collaborating, Uncategorized

An Ending and a Beginning

Photo by Kim Aubrey Last May when Felicity Sidnell Reid asked me to help run a blog for Spirit of the Hills writers to share their work and experiences during the pandemic, I hesitated. We’d been in lockdown for over a month and a half, and I’d developed an effective routine of online exercise classes,… Continue reading An Ending and a Beginning

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Blame Me for This Pandemic! It Is All My Fault by René Schmidt

Photo by Skyler Smith from Unsplash Seriously. I may have asked for this awful time. My wife, who understands these things better than I do, says I always get what I ask for. Once again she may be right. Last year I looked up and saw the sky crisscrossed with a dozen contrails where jets had… Continue reading Blame Me for This Pandemic! It Is All My Fault by René Schmidt

Poets, Uncategorized

A poem and photos by Ted Amsden

There is a Message 4 U in Mail ChimpRichardson Road In The Cosmic Wind This morning,                      this bluebell,                             this bee-happy,                                     this roadkill-dropped-into-the-organic-bin day,                                       separating my trash                                     facing the risen sun                        in point of shoe                                                   croc bound,                      in point of mind                                                   held to waste-separation tasks,… Continue reading A poem and photos by Ted Amsden

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A Brief Biography of Letitia Youmans by Allan Seymour

Letitia Creighton Youmans Letitia Creighton Youmans: Teacher, temperance crusader and champion of women's rights Letitia Creighton was born in 1827 near Baltimore (now Creighton Heights) to John and Annie Creighton. Letitia began her schooling at age four in a log house, and by age six travelled a mile and a half to Hulls Corners for classes.… Continue reading A Brief Biography of Letitia Youmans by Allan Seymour