Charles E. Burchfield in his own words
Friday, October 11, 2019
Sunrise awoke me. Brilliant streaks of orange. Breeze.
Thursday, October 10, 2019
Do not see design in Nature but see Nature—Or—Do not look for yourself in Nature, but see Nature herself—
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
– Peggy surprised us on our return from the corner, sitting on the back porch we persuaded her to stay through the Gurney’s visit, and afterwards to have supper and watch TV a while –
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Wonderful mellow October days. Spring. Keller is most natural. Yesterday while criticizing me he turned his head suddenly and asked “Is there a dirty spot on my nose?”
Monday, October 7, 2019
"...There is power & beauty in linking together, the sunset (as above) the glowing forth of the moon; the moonlit thunder piles to the black north, lit by lightning, in the terrific wind..."
Sunday, October 6, 2019
After show wandered up + down Main St. window shopping, munching on cashew nuts. A pleasant cool air.
Saturday, October 5, 2019
Never before this have I understood the sudden transition & triumphant ending to the Egmont Overture...
Thursday, October 3, 2019
The church bells sound tonight as they did in childhood. A vast lonely evening, with tremendous overpowering melancholy; the child has vague remembrances of the terror of the Sunday School lesson of the morning in which fearful stress is put on the avenging wrath of God—
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
To country S.E. of E. Aurora painting (– Best way to get there – 20 A – right on 98 to Johnsonburg (1.3 miles) – east on road, then 2nd road to right)...