old burying ground, beaufort, nc

Part of the trip to Beaufort two weekends ago was to visit the Old Burying Ground, one of the oldest cemeteries in North Carolina. It was unbelievably lovely and fascinating. Full set here.

to anticipate a thaw

Revival (Luci Shaw) March. I am beginning to anticipate a thaw. Early mornings the earth, old unbeliever, is still crusted with frost where the moles have nosed up their cold castings, and the ground cover in shadow under the cedars hasn’t softened for months, fogs layering their slow, complicated ice around foliage and stem night…

weekend in west virginia

I drove up to West Fuckin’ Virginia on Friday to spend the weekend with the lovely lady H and Dr. N. The company was excellent, West Virginia is gorgeous, and we ate ourselves stupid and drank red wine and talked about music, and books, and photography, and making art. The kind of recharging weekend with…

old smithville burying ground, southport, nc

old smithville burying ground, southport, nc, originally uploaded by minervacat. “in 1991 i moved to athens georgia in search of god, but what I discovered instead was vic chesnutt. hearing his music completely transformed the way i thought about writing songs, and i will forever be in his debt.” — Jeff Mangum, Neutral Milk Hotel…

charleston cemeteries, south carolina

charleston cemeteries, south carolina, originally uploaded by minervacat. I spent most of the weekend behind Six, who is newly back from Nikon with a working CPU and a freshly cleaned sensor, and it was brutally hard to go to work this morning.