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Hot off the press … a new silk scarf debuting this week exclusively in the gift shop at Trinity Church in the City of Boston. The inspiration for the design is a stained glass window, The Sower and the Reaper, by Cottier & Co. of London, 1878, located in Trinity’s south transept.

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I’ve seen the window for years now, photographing both the sower and the reaper, but recently it was the light shining through the wheat in the reaper’s arms that made me pause and in pausing I could see the parts that made up the beautiful whole.

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And then I was able to play with those parts. A wonderful exercise producing other designs I hope to share in the near future. Meanwhile, I hope you have a chance to see the scarf for yourself in the shop, and you can learn more about the window on one of the excellent guided tours.

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Baby geese by the Charles River.

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A bird … a grackle, perhaps … wading into the waters of the Charles River.

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In winter I always feel like I am killing this orchid with my inattention but somehow, so far, each spring, I turnaround and somehow it has bloomed.

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A quick view out the window tonight. Not quite full but getting close. Goodnight. 🙂

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roses from a bouquet long ago given to me

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