Charles E. Burchfield in his own words
Friday, May 22, 2020
P.M. Bertha & I to Gowanda for [poke] greens. Arthur who had fallen and skinned his knee on the way home from school was permitted to go along, much to his delight...
Thursday, May 21, 2020
B & I to Gowanda Country – a bright clearing day after the heavy showers of last night. Took the road straight south after leaving Hamburg instead of Route 62 – a delightful winding road...
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Our 32nd anniversary...Drove to the Hillside Woods about 20 miles south of Springville (where we used to go for Hepaticas).
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Dark and rainy - cold - I am trying to get up the energy to [remount] the Genesee St. picture...
Monday, May 18, 2020
"...closing a door on an adventure in imagination which was one of the happiest in my career – 3/26/43 Re-opened, and even greater pleasure this “door"..."
Sunday, May 17, 2020
Then in studio a bit, then came into the house where, I found Rev. Neeb, who had brought us a big package, an anniversary present. He visited a while then had to leave us as he had other calls to make.
Saturday, May 16, 2020
The bobolink’s song is one of liquid exuberance.
Friday, May 15, 2020
P.M. B & I to Buffalo shopping – presents for Art & Evie – etc. Then to “Center” to see “Valley of the Eagles” scene laid in northern Sweden – a fine picture – especially the arctic scenes...
Thursday, May 14, 2020
To Gowanda painting – Partially cloudy, but dreary weather – Very tired – a job to drag my stuff to the place where I wanted to work...
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Memories: a little hill rank with new long grass, and dandelion seed-heads all steaming in the boiling sunlight.