Charles E. Burchfield in his own words
Sunday, May 19, 2013
...then, via thruway to Upton Hall for one “last” look – Don there, as well as Earl Woffgruber, Bob McPh. [possibly McPherson] + his family. Later Edna L. [Lindemann]
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Dreamt last night our house was situated in a marsh-like place – I was younger / I went down under the house
Friday, May 17, 2013
All day on "Song of the Peterbird" picture (Shall I change the title to "Sun, Clouds and Rocks?") – I felt in fine fettle, able to tear into the picture, making changes & inventing new themes and details
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Rain commences late afternoon, becoming a steady downpour by night – a spring rain is a beneficent act One could stand in it and feel sheer physical pleasure in its contact –
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
At afterglow time To Bentley’s – Pipers – woods + frogs in the glassy ponds – In the twilight woods – a leaf wistle - a bird flies up at my foot unseen – a stray wind in the trees – I heard the stream coming out of … more
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Thinking of my project of a whole new series of “Months”...
Monday, May 13, 2013
Memories: A little hill rank with new long grass, and dandelion seed-heads all stewwing in the boiling sunlight.
Sunday, May 12, 2013
With our special Mother’s day “decorations” (corsage of red rose buds and white carnations for Bertha and a white carnation for me) we set out for church – a fine sunny morning –
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Dear Friends:… I do not know if I told you this or not, but “Autumnal Fantasy” was one of a group of four pictures that I thought of as comprising a “Symphony of the Seasons"
Thursday, May 9, 2013
There is an excitement in riding on a street-car when you have no objective--At a certain point the canal looked so interesting we got off and made for it, came to some locks