Charles E. Burchfield in his own words
Friday, February 22, 2013
I felt a power in myself, and a confidence and independence — I am alone in the world, in my art — and it was good.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Down at work to while away the dreary hours, I enjoy my-self watching what little weather can be seen outside. The place that interests me most, is the little patch of western sky, which I can see from my position.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
The second of wonderful winter days...Today was a fairy day.
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
The pale sun shines on the snow with a clear orange brassy color that I always associate with late February or early March-
Monday, February 18, 2013
Sunlight thru day white - blue horizon - highlights, on trees - bluebirds + robins rife with song at morning;Freight trains echo + re-echo. a violet haze obscures sun at late afternoon
Sunday, February 17, 2013
It was a perfect winter day, beautiful beyond description. The hills covered with round domes of snow, the sky a smooth flat expanse of gray, & the fine slanting snow...
Saturday, February 16, 2013
Two slightly cold days. An easy wind and ceaseless sweep-away of cold blue clouds. The ground does not freeze, except at night a filmy crust. Today at times it snowed — a peculiar ghostly snow as if we imagined it.
Friday, February 15, 2013
In blizzard other day the winter and spring meet to battle - spring with the thunderstorm + rain, which winter turns to a blizzard
Thursday, February 14, 2013
My conception of God has been changed – I never had any idea of the real beauty of love – I have commenced to think about immortality –
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
This morning was a wonderful morning. How I longed to take a trip to the woods! When it became light, I looked out I saw that everything, trees, bushes posts and wires were coated white...