On The Far Side of Walden

On The Far Side of Walden

  Visiting Walden Pond was a surreal experience. The trip granted me one of those rare opportunities to step into the reality of a place I had only ever imagined. I hold the same reverence for the grounds that most reserve for Holy sites in the East. One can...
The Late Train Home

The Late Train Home

    The Late Train Home by L.M. Browning Featured¬†Fleeting Moments of Fierce Clarity: Journal of a New England Poet Image Train Window ¬© Bernt Rostad When I plan a journey, I never mind long travel times or layovers. Most cringe when I tell them I recently...
Departure from Avery Point

Departure from Avery Point

  Departure from Avery Point was written from the deck of the Enviro-Lab vessel as it crossed Long Island Sound. I was accompanying the students from my sophomore Oceanology class to a bird sanctuary named Flat Hammock Island. Over the voyage to the island the...
Autumnal Evenings

Autumnal Evenings

  Occasionally this New England girl ventures outside the Northeast. In 2010, I was invited south to visit a friend. This venture was a lengthy one, including stops in Washington D.C. and Virginia, finally ending with a gathering in the mountains of northeastern...