Holden Village

An Ode to Toast and the Limits of Winter

By Emilie Bouvier Wednesday, February 6, was the day that Charo was taken away. Who is Charo (other than a famous flamenco guitarist), you ask? Charo is the name of the large, delightfully warm, conveyor toaster that graces the dining hall of Holden Village. That is, when there’s enough power to keep her plugged in. [...]

2019-03-18T17:14:47-05:00March 18th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Of Mystics, Image, and Story

By Emilie Bouvier Hush, hush, my little root … my little pod Hush ... hush ... my little grandmother I read these words from Meridel Le Sueur two mornings ago to a room of women, rapt with silence, early in the morning on the first full day of the annual winter women’s retreat at Holden [...]

2019-02-11T17:12:59-05:00February 11th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |