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Old Man Winter wears a beard of snow.

Old Man Winter wears a beard of snow. You can ice-skate in the frozen pools of his eyes.  You can sled down his snowy chest.  You can drink hot cocoa against his slow beating heart. Old Man Winter takes a bride each December.  You … Continue reading

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The magic of eagle feathers, amphibians and autumn leaves between Point A and Point B

The computer monitor of my desktop “work computer” has been slowly dying.  It started before our Duluth trip.  Suddenly the words and pictures looked smeary, unreadable. Almost like the viewer badly needed a new pair of glasses. Yesterday–when I noticed I … Continue reading

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The labyrinth to our hidden inner pond

Each of us, in our lifetime, in our own way, seeks our hidden inner pond.  We seek the place deep inside us which is Home.  We seek the deep well of peace, beauty and love.  We seek the Inner Pond … Continue reading

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What to do if you’re lost in the woods without a compass

1.  Don’t panic.  You have a deep inner wisdom which already knows how to get out of the woods.  Which can never be lost.  (On the other hand, sometimes panic can give us some energy to reach that inner knowing.  … Continue reading

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No two daisies are the same

   No two daisies are the same.   No two restaurants are the same.   No two snowflakes.   No two moose.   No two people.       No two daisies are the same.   No two Americans.   No two Iraqis.   No two Republicans, or Democrats … Continue reading

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Why did the people wonder why the porcupine crossed the road?

People, people, people. I do not have the answer to the question:  Why did the porcupine cross the road? I know you think I have the answer because about 400 of you have cheerfully (or morbidly) Googled that question within … Continue reading

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Gently stroking a butterfly wing & other tales from the Lull of Summer

It’s one of those Lull days.  You know what a Lull day is, don’t you?  One of those days when you quit thinking so much about (fill in the blank with your favorite litany of worries, preoccupations, plans, concerns, judgments … Continue reading

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Simply stones

  Last week Suzi of Laundry Line Divine suggested we play.  She suggested we play Food Labels.  And thus we did at 12:30  last Wednesday afternoon.  We got wild and creative with stuff in our pantry.  It was a challenge to … Continue reading

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Happiness is inside of us–no matter if our plane is delayed or our car lights refuse to work

I am now home, dear reader.  The Lake Superior forest surrounds me again.  Ahhh…it is always so good to return home, to return to the steady earth beneath our feet.  So good to travel; so good to make one’s way home. … Continue reading

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The rejects blog

 These are my March “rejects” photos.  The ones that didn’t appear in the blog.  The lonely photos, the forgotten photos, the photos not needed.   Today the rejects come forth.  They come forth to vindicate all rejects–all the rejects of the … Continue reading

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