I scarcely know where to begin but love is always a safe place. ~Emily Dickinson

Writing from the porch on the bank of the Chester River in historic Chestertown, MD

  • First Light

    April 29, 2023 by

    For some reason, the phrase We go at first light has been stuck in my head for weeks. Maybe it is because, finally, I am waking in the light to go to school, and I am very attuned to the first light of the day. It may also be because this week marks the AIMS… Read more

  • Write On

    April 16, 2023 by

    With all due respect to this month’s religious holidays and rain showers, to me April means National Poetry Month. I know I am a literary geek, but as an aspiring poet myself, I am inspired by this month dedicated to poets and their craft. National Poetry Month was established by the Academy of American Poets… Read more

  • Waking Up

    March 19, 2023 by

    Springtime is the land awakening. The March winds are the morning yawn. ~ Lewis Grizzard One more day until the Vernal Equinox, yet I feel the sun’s warmer kiss already. Springtime is the eternal optimist of the seasons. A time of hope, when the Earth awakens and the outdoors blooms right before our eyes. But,… Read more

  • About Nancy Mugele

    November 4, 2019 by

    Nancy Mugele is passionate about the written word. She is an aspiring columnist, writer and poet. Nancy believes that being grateful and kind can help change the world. Nancy is the Head of Kent School, an independent day school serving girls and boys in PK – Grade 8 on the bank of the Chester River… Read more

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