• 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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  • The LakeHouse

    When we moved to the cabin in the Hiawatha Forest, I lost my writing retreat. Our busy “real lives” filled up my creative space. I’m getting close to having it back. I’m so excited. We’re close to finishing a tiny multi-use building down at the lake. My future office looks […]

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  • Nursing’s Dance

    I called in sick today. Had perfect attendance to this point, but my throat got sore yesterday and my sinuses clogged. With that and some sneezes and drips, home is where I belong, not with my wee little friends in the Neonatal ICU.   I’m using all my tried and […]

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