Onion Snow is a perfect example of a local idiom that could be obliterated under the snow of a hegemonic language, re Dale’s recent post, and the lengthy discussion at Beth’s site. Besides its rather vivid image, which stands all on its own, perhaps some photos, a poem, this year or some other year, keeping it in the language, alive, a marker of Pennsylvania, of those particular fields, of that particular moment between Winter and Spring.
Your new site is lovely. About a year ago I struggled with whether to reopen my Blogger site or start a new one with WordPress, and still wonder about that decision. It’ll be good to hear about your experiences with it.
Though I, too, find the font a little small, much smaller than the font I have set in my preferences tab in Firefox.
Your music post brought back a flood of memories, too.