• What Becomes of our Failures?

    Yesterday was . . . difficult. I had worked a stretch of five shifts, four of which earned overtime of one to six hours. I was scheduled to renew my Pediatric Advanced Life Support credential. On just over three hours of sleep. I could have rescheduled, but chose to go […]

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  • Family is a Gift

    Not feeling so great this morning, but am so happy. It has been good to be with family again. My sister, brother in law, two sons and grandson are visiting. We have been picking blueberries, playing Settlers of Catan, touring the Pictured Rocks and the Hiawatha Forest. Oh, and eating. […]

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  • Mercy

    Mercy I set a fly free today. I’m not sure why. I don’t like flies. This one had flown down into the globe of an oil lamp. Fat and slow with winter he couldn’t manufacture the momentum to fly up and out the top. Neither could he gain a foothold […]

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  • Winter is Still With Us

    Surrounded by beauty here at the end of winter. The snow is deep and the forest is quiet and beautiful. I’m letting the peace of it seep into me. And it’s working. I’m coming off a physically difficult week that began with trekking to the Eben Ice Caves and climbing […]

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  • Jelly Mold

    Oh, the odd and beautiful things God has made. Here’s hoping he’s thinking of making some snow. All is well here in the Northwoods.

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