March 20, 1960

March 20, 1960

Even the most dedicated authors get a bit of “spring fever”. Edwin Way Teale, who devoted his life to nature and the environment, shows signs in his diary that he is thankful for spring to arrive during his first spring at “Trial Wood”, the newly purchased seventy-nine acre property he and his wife Nellie purchased in Hampton, CT.

We drive to Willimantic for Sunday papers – walk in woods and down lane to see pussywillow tree in the afternoon.”

He further states that he should be working on Chapter XXI (of “Journey Into Summer”) but “seem to have spring fever!”

(in the interest of full disclosure, we should also let you know that 6 days later on March 26, it was 0 degrees at dawn) Enjoy Spring!