Tag Archives: personal

The sh*t phone is history.

Two years ago before our daughter’s wedding in Italy she asked me to take a picture of her maid-of-honor fixing her hair. “Sure,” I replied and grabbed my old android TracFone and snapped a photo of the precious moment. “Let … Continue reading

Posted in September 2021 | Tagged , , , , , , , | 30 Comments

What I really want to say…

I’m in downstate eastern Michigan lounging alone on my mom’s flowered pastel couch with the deep aroma of coffee beckoning. The tattered book “Wild Mind” by Natalie Goldberg peers up from the round glass table. Write, write, write, Natalie urges … Continue reading

Posted in August 2021 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 37 Comments

Swooning

This morning, sipping hot coffee on the couch, I announced to Barry, “The Winter King kissed us with snow again last night.” He eyed me above his coffee mug, raising his eyebrows only slightly. “What–are you taking some online poetry … Continue reading

Posted in February 2021 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 43 Comments

Catching up, fake news, I was wrong, Path of the Heart

It’s a frigid January morning here in our little house in the woods. The propane furnace motor hummed during the night trying to keep us warm, and this morning at 6 a.m. I started a roaring fire in the wood … Continue reading

Posted in January 2021 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 47 Comments

Loose ends, gray skies, and affirmations of light

Good morning, friends. It’s the eighth day since finishing the 75 day spiritual daily blogging commitment, and it feels like time to stop by and say hello again. It’s been a challenging eight days in many ways. Often when a … Continue reading

Posted in January 2021 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 46 Comments

Coyote or wolf comes teaching trust

Yesterday was such an active day filled with blogging, dyad, work, grocery shopping in the “big” town 45 miles north, phone calls with family, stoking fires, making dinner, responding to blog comments, oh, and a dozen other already forgotten undertakings. … Continue reading

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The gifts and challenges of daily blogging

Today I want to write a little personal reflection. It’s Day 13 of the seventy-five day commitment to connect more deeply with God, Spirit, Holy, Love…to explore “What the Heart Knows” during the waning days of 2020. Day 13 already! … Continue reading

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Debate on our road last Monday: me versus Nebraska Man. Winner – nobody.

How many of you watched the national presidential debate? Hands up, please. Yes, I see that you and you and you watched it. A bunch of you didn’t. I didn’t either. I have already made my mind up where to … Continue reading

Posted in October 2020 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 65 Comments

Winter winked its lazy ice-blue eye at us this morning.

Winter winked its lazy ice-blue eye at us this morning. Thirty seven autumn degrees, it nodded. Prepare thyselves. I am coming. Just around the pumpkin bend. Dig up those garden carrots. Finish those bunching onions. I’m coming first for the … Continue reading

Posted in September 2020 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 39 Comments

Unexpected, unanticipated, unpredicted and unforeseeable

I often want to be a once-a-week blogger. They are such cool cats! You know, the folks who vow to write once a week and follow through on their pledge, year after blogging year. They pick a day of the … Continue reading

Posted in September 2020 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 51 Comments