Tag Archives: culture

Breathing with trees

Yesterday I sat with my back against an ash tree.  Its top branches waved in the wind about 85 feet above my head.  Barry had pointed out the ash earlier as we peered at it from the kitchen window. “Look … Continue reading

Posted in November 2018 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 45 Comments

Up all night birthing a goat

At morning’s first light–before a busy day–slowly scrolling down the Facebook home page. Marvelling at the differences in friends, family and acquaintances.  Marvelling that I’m not feeling irritated at the differences this morning–that the mind is not judging, sorting, categorizing … Continue reading

Posted in April 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 27 Comments

Death by Nazi, yet again.

Thank you to Lisa’s post Dark Reality and My Writing Journey for inspiring this blog. Do you believe in past lives? I am not sure.  Part of me believes 100%.  The other part of me doubts.  Perhaps we’ve lived past lives.  Perhaps … Continue reading

Posted in March 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 50 Comments

A non-apologetic manifesto about being weird.

First, let’s get the definition straight.  If a person is weird, what the heck does that mean? A Google search revealed these synonyms:  strange – odd – peculiar – quaint – uncanny – bizarre. Now that we *almost* know the … Continue reading

Posted in January 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 76 Comments

The art my camera liked in San Diego

Before I quit posting photos and stories about our recent trip to San Diego for the wedding of our eldest and his bride, may I show you some pictures of art that my camera liked in the streets among farmers … Continue reading

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Neil Armstrong, you’re on the moon tonight

I just heard the news. Neil Armstrong has died.  A good 82 years strong, he’s now passed on. Neil Armstrong walked on the moon on a July evening, back in 1969. He was my hero, that moon-dust walker, because he … Continue reading

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Mom, I didn’t mean to text that. Honest, it wasn’t me!

We don’t have cell phone service here in our neck of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan woods. Sure, there’s service down in L’Anse since they constructed that fancy tower a couple of years ago. But if you drive more than … Continue reading

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