Carolyn North

Donald McKayle

Finding home

‘Despite all obstacles, I got to make music alongside a majestic lake with friends I loved, encouraged by adults who saw promise in me and applauded for my gifts by strangers’


Carolyn North (carolynnorthbooks.com) is a writer of books that address "the interface between matter and spirit."...

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Changing seasons, changing lives

'Transformation - that's what it all seems to be about. If leaves can do it year after year, millennia after millennia, perhaps we might give it a try, too'

Autumn has come and gone here in Vermont, red and yellow leaves raining into the air, covering the brown ground with a carpet of color. Oh, it was gorgeous! I was sorry to see the green of summer go, but the process of change is its own magical performance.

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Changing seasons, changing lives

'Transformation - that's what it all seems to be about. If leaves can do it year after year, millennia after millennia, perhaps we might give it a try, too'

Carolyn North, a Putney resident for a little over a year, regularly writes on her website a brief piece, "like a prose poem, about the state of the world through the lens of her daily life," she says. "My purpose has been to help reassure folks that we can...

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