Tag Archives: life

Black lives matter and policemen matter

  Black lives matter as much as white, red or yellow lives.  Because lives matter. Policemen’s lives matter, as do firefighters and garbage collectors and homeless people in San Diego stabbed in their sleep. All lives matter.  The life of … Continue reading

Posted in July, 2016 | Tagged , , , , , , , | 51 Comments

The medicine way

On June 10th the lupine theater played for a full house.  They perfumed, awed, and colored the landscape extraordinarily.  We onlookers gushed at their purple, pink and white symphony and deeply inhaled their essence.  Their lupine-ness shined superb; never were … Continue reading

Posted in July, 2016 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 60 Comments

Unplugged

Three hours and twenty minutes ago a poplar tree smashed against electrical wires on our road, ousting electricity for everyone. The mothers, fathers and teenagers could no longer utilize their computers.  The kids lost access to iPads.  Toilets no longer … Continue reading

Posted in June 2016 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 69 Comments

Benediction of sunlight and lupines

Sunlight hummed its June song this morning, leaping up through branch after branch, attempting to climb higher and higher above the tallest poplar and maple and spruce trees. Sunlight beckoned me, too, c’mon lazybones, sleepyhead, upsy daisy, how about a … Continue reading

Posted in June 2016 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 69 Comments

Barbecue sauce, cousins, and maybe a sideways grin

OK, pals, this is one of those blogs that I sometimes write with nothing to say.  It’s kind of a stream-of-consciousness blog, so stay away if you want something congruent and logical. (Although, who knows, perhaps that may happen!  I … Continue reading

Posted in May 2016 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 37 Comments

If I should die before I wake

When I was a little girl, my mom sat on the edge of my bed and taught me this prayer: Now I lay me down to sleep I pray the Lord my soul to keep If I should die before … Continue reading

Posted in May 2016 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 72 Comments

Happy Mother’s Day to all you women & men who’ve never given birth

Originally posted on Lake Superior Spirit:
For all the times you’ve mothered… Mother’s Day wishes are swirling all over the ‘Net.  Happy Mother’s Day, Mom.  Happy Mother’s Day in honor of my precious babies who are now grown up.  Happy…

Posted in May 2016 | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments