Gratitude

Each issue we express gratitude to those whose support makes Yarrow & Cleat possible.

 

It’s been a while since someone bought us a cup of coffee. We know Yarrow & Cleat matters to you—we would not have had over 12,000 page views in the 10 weeks of our existence were it not so. And though the website visits are gratifying,…

Robert Humphreville is exactly who this issue of Yarrow & Cleat needed. Rob is a freelance pianist, organist and composer. For the past 35 years, among many other things, he has accompanied silent movies on piano and organ all over…

“I’ve learned to open myself to receivingreceiving expressions of love and gratitude and sharing myself in the messiness of my tears.”

So wrote Peter Ilgenfritz on December 29, 2018, in a blog post…

Yarrow & Cleat could not possibly exist without its Advisory Team. A group of individuals with varied roots in the Boothbay Region, this all-volunteer team offers weekly input on the stories before they go live, comes up with leads and ideas for stories…

Fractured Atlas did not work out as was intended. Founded in 1998 as a performing arts producer, the organization set out to work “with a hand-picked roster of exciting young theater companies, choreographers, musicians, and performance artists.” With the events of September 11, 2001, the start-up non-profit based in downtown New York City nearly had […]

Coffee is cheap, but the meaning of “buying a cup” for Yarrow & Cleat is priceless. Yarrow & Cleat began as a side project and has, remarkably, turned into a full-time job. In order to keep it up, we need ways to pay our basic costs At the footer of our website and newsletter is […]

As a child, Eleanor Hall spent summers with her great aunt, Letitia Latrobe Howell, in Maine’s Southwest Harbor. “Aunt Tetty taught me to love gardening,” says Eleanor, who now nurses orchids in the garden of her Florida home.

“An undistinguished cabin in Maine, on a quiet cove at the end of the road—this was the special place in our lives.” So writes artist and children’s book author Nancy Patz, whose Nancy Patz Reading Fund has sponsored this first issue and provided a generous gift to help launch Yarrow & Cleat.