Poetry: Make myself remember

I have to make myself remember/ The skillful fingers that used to push/ A needle through calico layers/ Making the tiniest stitches/ Intricate, patient designs/ Around the square of a quilt/ In her lap

Faith Gong: A Mother’s Day reflection on ‘The Giving Tree’

Herein lies my real beef with The Giving Tree: It’s not just that the tree’s form of giving was bad for the tree, it was also bad for the boy.

Local artist’s ‘Queen Mother’ adorns Mother’s Day cards

WomenSafe is offering supporters the chance to purchase its 2022 Mother’s Day card as part of its annual artist series and fundraiser.

Notes of apprecation for mom

We asked readers to send us their tributes for Mothers’ Day. Here’s what they said:   Happy Mother’s Day to my amazing mom Cindy Goodman.Love, Kara   Happy Mother’s Day to the woman who takes care of six kids with no complaint. You inspire me to do my bes … (read more)

Ways of Seeing: Thinking of mom and knitting hats

2011: The summer when my mother goes into hospice, I decide not to go to Mongolia and to spend as much time as possible with her. My plan is to visit with Mom in Connecticut for three days every week, where she is in a nursing home with dementia. The firs … (read more)

WomenSafe releases new Mother’s Day card

MIDDLEBURY — WomenSafe is now offering the 2020 Mother’s Day card as part of its annual Local Artists Series. Addison County artist Mary Morris’s graphite and ink artwork “Reading Hour” is the selection for this year’s card.  The image on the card exudes … (read more)