Category Archives: Nature

Speaking My Truth

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“We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be.” ― May Sarton “The ludicrous element in our feeling does not make them any less authentic.” ― Milan Kundera The crow-flying distance between my home … Continue reading

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Waiting for Spring & Sharing the Blog Love*

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It’s April 11th and we winter weary Minnesotans are bearing up under another snow storm.  Big, fat, juicy flakes of snow are obscuring visibility and making drivers a bit tetchy.  In December, January or even February, I would have said … Continue reading

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Daily Bread and Spring Miracles

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“It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart.” ― Rainer Maria Rilke After a week of walking along the beach with my toes in the cold Pacific waters, I returned to home to cold … Continue reading

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Footloose and Fearless

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I’d like to raise my children to be fearless.  I don’t mean they ought to be free from fear, rather, I wish them to be free of the inhibitions that would keep them from facing their fears.  I hope to … Continue reading

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Winter Idyll

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January and February in Minnesota tend to be one long slog if you don’t find a way to embrace the wonders of winter.  Even with global warming there is too much darkness and too much cold.  The saggy old couch … Continue reading

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