Monthly Archives: February 2015

Chapter 4 of Summer of the Netherfield Witch

We live in an era in which information is exploding. Sometimes literally. I wonder if the exploding heads in the movie┬áScanners were meant to be a deep commentary on that phenomenon. This notion seems much more reasonable at the tail … Continue reading

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Chapter 3 of Summer of the Netherfield Witch

Jane Harris no doubt misses her life in Boston, but willy-nilly, she finds herself taking up the reins of a life in Netherfield. Time to meet new people, make new plans, maybe even make progress on that new diary, Jane … Continue reading

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Chapter 2 of Summer of the Netherfield Witch

So you’ve met Jane Harris. Come meet her family. They are an ideal family. Mind you, I’m not saying whose ideal. Certainly not Jane’s. Jane probably imagines her ideal family as something closer to the painting below. Still, she must … Continue reading

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Snow days, no days, in a daze

The news reports tell me Boston has just set a record for snowfall in 30 days, a bit over 61 inches. This is more than we received in the month of the Blizzard of ’78, which all but shut the … Continue reading

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Beginning a new serial: Summer of the Netherfield Witch

Now that I’ve had a month to rest, it’s time to start up a new story. It’s a comedy. How can it not be a comedy? It’s set in a minor vacation resort, where people are happy at their leisure. … Continue reading

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