Birth Notice

Born, to Mrs. Harrington Magpie (Maggie, to her friends) Duck, of Southborough, Massachusetts, this Easter morn, 2011, the following 19 (update: now 20,as of Easter eve) offspring: Michael Duane Duck Laurie Jeanne Duck Cynthia Louise Duck Richard Duane Duck Caroline … Continue reading


“Daffodils, That come before the swallow dares, and takeThe winds of March with beauty.” — William Shakespeare, The Winter’s Tale Right now as you read this, the first daffodils are pushing up through the still half-frozen soil in my garden. … Continue reading