Each year, on the winter solstice, we share this reflection on the season by Parker Palmer. In 1995 Parker wrote a welcome for the Fetzer Institute’s newly built retreat center, Seasons, which included a reflection on each of the four seasons.
Painting the Woods: Nature, Memory, and Metaphor explores the experience of landscape through the lens of art and art-making. It is a place-based meditation on nature, art, memory, and time, grounded in Paris’s experiences over the course of a year in Lennox Woods.
At 2 p.m., Adam Ottavino, the Red Sox’ setup man, emerged from the empty dugout in shorts and a T-shirt. He immediately kicked off his flip-flops, and he was barefoot in the park. Fenway Park, that is.