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This screenwriter uses words and dirt to make a life



Photographs by Lisa Vollmer

If you want to find Maria Nation, start in the garden. Early morning, coffee cup in hand and partner Roberto Flores at her side, she’s surveying the garden. Before long, she’s fully immersed in the lushness spread before her, the couple’s three dogs in close range. Down in the paddock, their two rescued horses and three rescued miniature donkeys are waiting to be fed. Inside the house, the two ex-feral cats are snarling at each other. 

By 10 a.m., her coffee has long been a thing of the past, perhaps left on a bench, or maybe on the garden table, or it could be balancing on a rock. Nation is somewhere else, glistening in sweat, her large-rimmed straw hat firmly in place to protect her from the sun, her loose-fitting white linen pants rolled up and dirt-smeared, as is her linen blue button-down shirt. She makes it a point to say that she gets a lot of this clothing on eBay; she can’t bear to spend extravagantly. The same can be said about her home: The cowboy boots, paintings, and furnishings are a mix of custom made, serious, and eBay finds. Conspicuous consumption is not her thing. And the house itself is not meant to be showy—the kitchen features pairs of muddy gardening gloves on the counter beneath a hanging array of oft-used copper pots and pans.  The dogs languish on furniture. English Wellies and custom-made riding boots line up in the mud room. 

Nation is equal parts screenwriter and gardener. She likens her garden to the blank page of a screenplay, struggling to find direction and meaning. Like her circa 1813 colonial house, garden additions were added to the original structure according to necessity and finances. Following the trajectory of many gardeners, she started with a desire for color and perennials—but after five years she ripped it all out and started over. And five years after that she ripped out her second garden, too, as she slowly found her gardening “voice.” Now, in its third incarnation, 15 years in the making, she has found peace with her work in the dirt.  

“After many years of denial, I had to admit that gardening in the Berkshires is a five-month sprint—from the thaw after April to the senescence in September,” she says. “I wanted something that didn’t leave so soon. It’s no longer about the flowers; the joy is in the subtle colors of the foliage and the way the light bounces off the boxwoods.  It’s a garden that is more about the reflective light than about the flowers.”

This garden is more than just boxwoods, and thought and placement of a variety of plants doesn’t go unnoticed. It recently drew more than 100 people during a Garden Conservancy tour, and on August 4 the Berkshire Botanical Garden hosts “Cocktails in the Garden” there. 

“It is filled with mistakes, restarts, and quirkiness. It’s approachable, though,” says Nation. “It reflects me because it’s a tension between a need for order and a natural tendency for romantic chaos. Those two disparate elements probably define my life.”

Growing up in a chaotic childhood in 1960s Malibu, one of four children of a single, working mother, Nation found solace in animals.  Down the lane from her mother’s funky beach house was a home with a riding ring and horses. Nation, 13, could only watch the other girls ride and, if lucky, pet the horses. One day, a horse with a flaxen mane and tail just showed up, as if dropped from the sky. Nobody knew where it came from, but it turned out that he belonged to an actor, the Brit Tony Rodgers, who had just appeared as Sir Lancelot in the film Camelot.  When he came for his runaway horse, Rodgers asked if anyone would like to take care of the gelding, named Sport, while he was away.  

For Nation, it was like something from a Hollywood movie. She begged him to let her take care of the horse, and he agreed. Eventually, the actor gave her the gelding. Her passion and commitment led her to years of riding, breaking and training horses, and success in the horse show circuit.  “I think I was lucky to be poor,” says Nation. “Because if you’re rich, you just buy it. If you’re not, you have to use a different wealth, your character and determination. When I was 13, I just hung out in my dream, never leaving, never giving up, until it came true.”

That pattern has never left her. Nation went to school for journalism at UCLA then transferred to UC San Diego, where she began making student movies. After graduating, she took an unpaid job as the set photographer for the director Bobby Roth on one of his first films, the low-budget indi film, The Boss’ Son. From there, she became a story analyst, reading hundreds of screenplays for various studios and producers.

She tried her hand at writing a couple of scripts and along the way met Harry Kleiner, the writer who wrote Le Mans and Bulitt for Steve McQueen, among other classics. He told her she should be a writer. “In Hollywood, older men don’t often take young girls under their wings without ulterior motives,” she says. “Harry was the first man who ever believed in me. He changed my life.”

Still too insecure to call herself a writer, she did programming for subscription TV companies, negotiating film rights, and was hired to move to New York City. “It was a great opportunity,” she says, “and I loved the energy of the East Coast. After a childhood in California, it felt like it was the center of the universe.” But negotiating film rights was far from what was in her heart. She began developing and rewriting scripts and eventually got an agent. In 1994, Nation was hired to write her own screenplay for CBS, and she hasn’t stopped writing since. She has written for the likes of Barbra Streisand, Susan Sarandon, Darryl Hannah, Shirley MacLaine, Alan Bates, Sir Peter Ustinov, Gabriel Byrne, and has adapted the works of Emily Bronte, Ethan Canin and Louisa May Alcott, among many others. Her recent feature, A Street Cat Named Bob, won Best British Film at the UK National Film Awards in March.  

In 1984, she visited the Berkshires after coming across a book called On the Road With Man’s Best Friend which recommended a dog-friendly hotel in Alford. And it was her beloved Standard Poodle, Alice, that later inspired her first thought of moving full time to the Berkshires.  

 The house she found, located on the banks of the Housatonic in Ashley Falls, was sold to her by Wanda Horowitz, the widow of Vladimir Horowitz and the daughter of Arturo Toscanini. It was named “Pinci’s Acres” at the time (Wanda’s term of endearment for Vladimir).  

“The idea that I had enough money to buy a house was so abstract for me,” Nation says, sitting in their screened-in porch. “But it was another dream come true, like having an actor in Malibu give me a horse out of the blue.” 

Within a few years of moving into her home, she met Flores, a transplanted Texan. At the time, he owned the Gilded Age Lenox mansion-turned-hotel called Seven Hills Inn. They met on Match.com. “His photo had this adorable golden-retriever puppy.  I asked if he rented the dog for his profile.” That was 17 years ago.  

Flores sold Seven Hills and brought the defunct farmland of their property back to life as a vibrant market farm. For four years, he grew organic vegetables from lettuces and tomatoes to pumpkins and apples and sold them to local restaurants and at farmers markets in Sheffield and Millerton. Today he works with Mike and Paul Harney promoting and opening accounts for Harney Teas—a job he continues to enjoy—and they still keep a thriving vegetable garden.

Flores and Nation now call their eight acres “Good Dogs Farm.” Their Irish Water Spaniel, Dash, is nine years old. Tilda, their Standard Poodle, is six; and Bixio, a mixed-breed mutt named after a producer Nation worked for in Rome, is two. The horse Nation rides most is Polly, and Grace Kelley is a rescue Amish farm horse. And so their lives in the Berkshires harken back to their native homes in Malibu and McAllen, Texas. “We realize how essential the earth is, growing up with dogs and horses and being barefoot,” Nation says. “This is a close as we can get.” 

The couple is surrounded by generous friends who have helped them to create their home—like Mark Mendel, who made the wood-fired bake oven, and Jesse Bunce, who built the paddock fences and the pea-stone succulent garden. Ritch Holben designed the screened porch and the sleeping porch they call “the yurt.” And Dabney McAvoy, David Whitman, and Peter Stiglin of Pergola, whose design touches are visible through the home. “These friends are my dream partners,” Nation says.

Nation is now working on a film for Andie MacDowell that will soon go to production for Hallmark Hall of Fame, called The Beach House, set on the beach of South Carolina, using as a metaphor the lifespan of turtles. Another screenplay in the works will take her to Bhutan to write for international distribution, about a little girl who rescues a tiger cub and returns her to the mother. Still, despite all that glamour, Nation says, “I’d rather be in my garden.”

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Grab a glass of wine and join us in exploring the basics of drawing the figure with artist and Aldrich staff member Noah Steinman. With a live model as inspiration, use a variety of materials such...

Cost: $12; $10.80 member

Where:
The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum
258 Main Street
Ridgefield, CT  06877
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Doctor of Oriental Medicine, Jampa Mackenzie Stewart of Valley Spirit and Wellness Center in Washington Depot, CT presents TaiChi & Meditation an Introduction.  Join us for a...

Cost: Free and open to the public

Where:
Gunn Memorial Library
5 Wykeham Road
Washington, CT  06793
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Sponsor: Gunn Memorial Library
Telephone: 860-868-7586
Contact Name: Margaret Ferguson

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Thursday, Jan. 24 Author Talk: Stephanie Land - Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay and a Mother's Will to Survive, 7 – 8:30 p.m. Maid is showing up on almost every best of, must read, don't miss list of...

Cost: free

Where:
Wilton Library
137 Old Ridgefield Road
Wilton, CT  06897
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Sponsor: Wilton Library
Telephone: 203-762-3950
Contact Name: Wilton Library
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Members and guests are invited to join us for the Election of Trustees, followed by an artist talk by eight photographers with work in the current exhibit. Visit our website at...

Cost: 0

Where:
Carriage Barn Arts Center
681 South Ave.
Waveny Park
New Canaan, CT  06840
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Join New Morning Market’s new knitting club! We’re crafting wearable items for Safe Haven of Greater Waterbury and welcome all levels to join! Instructors will be on-hand for beginners. Yarn,...

Cost: Free - registration requested

Where:
New Morning Market
129 Main St North
Woodbury, CT  06798
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Sponsor: New Morning Market
Telephone: 203-263-4868
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Blending nature and spirituality, Connecticut artist Lori Barker explores the rhythms of life in a new collection of mixed media works on display at the Gunn Memorial Library Stairwell Gallery from...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gunn Memorial Library Stairwell Gallery
5 Wykeham Rd.
Washington, CT  06793
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Sponsor: Gunn Memorial Library
Telephone: 860-868-7586
Contact Name: Sharon Morrissey

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The Bruce Museum is organizing an exhibition of small artworks created entirely by the public for the public. We invite art lovers of all ages, interests, and abilities to submit a depiction of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bruce Museum
One Museum Drive
Greenwich, CT  06830
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Sponsor: Bruce Museum
Telephone: 203-869-0376
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In this key moment in our national history and the struggle for women’s equality and freedom of expression, the Fairfield Museum’s exhibition “Flappers: Fashion and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Fairfield Museum and History Center
370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT  06824
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Zachary Zaitzeff is a painter living in the Hudson Valley who has incorporated his extensive world travel, including his 2011 summit of Mount Everest, into his artwork. Zachary spent 2018 studying...

Cost: free

Where:
RT Facts Gallery
8 Old Barns Rd
Kent, CT  06757
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Sponsor: RT Facts
Telephone: 860-927-1700
Contact Name: Natalie Randall
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Here’s a holiday idea for the whole family – a private tour of the Peter Parley Schoolhouse! The Ridgefield Historical Society maintains and operates the 1756 Schoolhouse, also called the...

Cost: Suggested donation $10 for adults, kids are free

Where:
Peter Parley Schoolhouse
Intersection of West Lane and CT Rte 35
Ridgefield, CT  06877
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Sponsor: Ridgefield Historical Society
Telephone: 203-438-5821
Contact Name: Peter Parley Schoolhouse
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We invite families to drop-in and enjoy interactive pop-up activity stations, gallery games, and art projects around the KMA.  Get inspired by Outrageous Ornament: Extreme Jewelry in the 21st...

Cost: Member price: Free Non-Member price: Free with Museum admission

Where:
Katonah Museum
134 Jay Street
Katonah, NY  10536
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Sponsor: Katonah Museum of Art
Telephone: 914-232-9555
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Calling all fans of Scottish food and Diana Galbaldon’s Outlander series. Don your tartan, make like Jamie’s clan motto and be ready! You’re invited to an amazing Outlander...

Cost: 100.00

Where:
Hunt Hill Farm
44 Upland Road
New Milford, CT  06776
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Telephone: 860-355-0300
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Friday, Jan. 25 Wilton Library Mini Golf Tourney for Adults, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. The kids had so much fun at last year’s Mini Golf fundraiser, that Wilton Library is holding one for adults only...

Cost: $50 and up

Where:
Wilton Library
137 Old Ridgefield Road
Wilton, CT  06897
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Sponsor: Wilton Library
Telephone: 203-762-3950
Contact Name: Wilton Library
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Original members of the Billy Joel Band featuring Liberty DeVitto on drums, Richie Cannata on saxophone and Russell Javors on rhythm guitar. The band recorded and toured extensively with Billy Joel...

Cost: $40

Where:
The Ridgefield Playhouse
80 East Ridge
Ridgefield, CT  06877
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Telephone: (203) 438-5795
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Born from humble beginnings in the Black Rock section of Bridgeport, CT The Alpaca Gnomes cut their teeth in the neighborhood bar scene by playing marathon shows filled with originals and a wide...

Cost: $15.00 - $20.00

Where:
Wall Street Theater
71 Wall Street
Norwalk, CT  06850
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Sponsor: Jeanne Moore
Telephone: (203) 831-5004
Contact Name: Jeanne Moore
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Are you a lifelong with a passion for sharing history? Find out about becoming a Museum Docent! Docents are trained volunteer educators who present guided tours and other education programs to...

Cost: Free

Where:
Fairfield Museum and History Center
370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT  06824
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Bring the baby and enjoy a lively conversation inspired by the art on view. Enjoy light snacks while socializing with newly-made friends. Crying babies welcome and activities provided for older...

Cost: Member price: Free Non-Member price with Museum admission: Free

Where:
Katonah Museum of Art
134 Jay Street
Katonah, NY  10536
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Sponsor: Katonah Museum of Art
Telephone: 914-232-9555
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Heather Gaudio Fine Artis pleased to present “Jae Ko: 漂流 Drift,” the artist’s first solo exhibition at the gallery.   In addition to showcasing...

Cost: Free

Where:
Heather Gaudio Fine Art
66 Elm Street
New Canaan, CT  06840
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Sponsor: Heather Gaudio Fine Art
Telephone: 203-801-9590
Contact Name: Rachael Palacios
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In this key moment in our national history and the struggle for women’s equality and freedom of expression, the Fairfield Museum’s exhibition “Flappers: Fashion and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Fairfield Museum and History Center
370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT  06824
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Website »

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Blending nature and spirituality, Connecticut artist Lori Barker explores the rhythms of life in a new collection of mixed media works on display at the Gunn Memorial Library Stairwell Gallery from...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gunn Memorial Library Stairwell Gallery
5 Wykeham Rd.
Washington, CT  06793
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Sponsor: Gunn Memorial Library
Telephone: 860-868-7586
Contact Name: Sharon Morrissey

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Winter Guided Hike @ Woodcock Nature Center Saturday January 26th, 10-11:30am, FREE ​ Join Mr. Sam for a hike where we'll investigate whats going on in nature in the winter season and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Woodcock Nature Center
56 Deer Run Road
Wilton, CT  06897
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Sponsor: Woodcock Nature Center
Telephone: (203) 762-7280
Contact Name: Sam Nunes
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The Bruce Museum is organizing an exhibition of small artworks created entirely by the public for the public. We invite art lovers of all ages, interests, and abilities to submit a depiction of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bruce Museum
One Museum Drive
Greenwich, CT  06830
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Sponsor: Bruce Museum
Telephone: 203-869-0376
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Heather Gaudio Fine Artis pleased to present “Jae Ko: 漂流 Drift,” the artist’s first solo exhibition at the gallery.   In addition to showcasing...

Cost: Free

Where:
Heather Gaudio Fine Art
66 Elm Street
New Canaan, CT  06840
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Sponsor: Heather Gaudio Fine Art
Telephone: 203-801-9590
Contact Name: Rachael Palacios
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Saturday, Jan. 26 Mini Golf Family Day in the Stacks at Wilton Library, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Wilton Library will hold its 2nd mini golf fundraising event. There will be food (each paid admission will...

Cost: $5

Where:
Wilton Library
137 Old Ridgefield Road
Wilton, CT  06897
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Sponsor: Wilton Library
Telephone: 203-762-3950
Contact Name: Wilton Library
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  Touchon transforms verbal language into handsome geometric compilations, to reveal the beauty and musicality of language characterized by warmly colored shapes, interlocking irregular grids and...

Cost: free

Where:
Canfin Gallery
39 Main Street
Tarrytown, NY  10591
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Sponsor: Canfin Gallery
Telephone: 914-332-4554
Contact Name: Jean-Claude Canfin
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Zachary Zaitzeff is a painter living in the Hudson Valley who has incorporated his extensive world travel, including his 2011 summit of Mount Everest, into his artwork. Zachary spent 2018 studying...

Cost: free

Where:
RT Facts Gallery
8 Old Barns Rd
Kent, CT  06757
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Sponsor: RT Facts
Telephone: 860-927-1700
Contact Name: Natalie Randall
Website »

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Here’s a holiday idea for the whole family – a private tour of the Peter Parley Schoolhouse! The Ridgefield Historical Society maintains and operates the 1756 Schoolhouse, also called the...

Cost: Suggested donation $10 for adults, kids are free

Where:
Peter Parley Schoolhouse
Intersection of West Lane and CT Rte 35
Ridgefield, CT  06877
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Sponsor: Ridgefield Historical Society
Telephone: 203-438-5821
Contact Name: Peter Parley Schoolhouse
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Saturday, January 26th from 1:00 - 2:00 PM, Ages 4+ Attend for groovy crafts, snacks, games, and more in celebration of the Pete the Cat book series. This event is free and no registration is...

Cost: Free

Where:
Keeler Library
276 Titicus Road
North Salem, NY  10560
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Sponsor: Keeler Library
Telephone: 914-669-5161
Contact Name: Carolyn Reznick
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Hudson Chorale, the area’s largest mixed voice chorus, is poised to please.  The group will begin its 2019 season with two matinee concerts on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 3:00 pm and Sunday,...

Cost: Advance Sale-$25; Door-$30; Students-$10.

Where:
The Chapel at Maryknoll
55 Ryder Rd
Ossining, NY  10562
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Sponsor: Hudson Chorale
Telephone: 1-800-838-3006
Contact Name: Anne Norum
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Join us for a very special evening of music from these four accomplished singer songwriters: David Ray, Mike Latini, Dave Goldenberg, George Mallas.  

Cost: 20.00

Where:
Hunt Hill Farm
44 Upland Road
New Milford, CT  06776
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Telephone: 860-355-0300
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Join us for another incredible evening of music featuring four local singer songwriters performing original music! Doors open at 7pm in New Morning’s handicapped accessible Community Room on the...

Cost: Free

Where:
New Morning Market
129 Main St North
Woodbury, CT  06798
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Sponsor: New Morning Market
Telephone: 203-263-4868
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