• 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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  • Sad but Good

    Heading back into the UP from the Books and Such Retreat in Monterey after a brief detour to Crystal River, Florida to help my brother and sister go through Daddy’s belongings in preparation for selling his little Florida house. It’s one of a kind, built with his own hands (and […]

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  • Hutchmoot

    Well, the Hutchmoot is over. That perfect doxology echoed in the Church of the Redeemer ending the weekend and the little taste of heaven that it was. Hutchmoot was community, beauty and vulnerability. God smiling on us, encouraging all of our tiny (and not so tiny) stuff. Excellent books, spectacular […]

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  • Fall

    Fall is here in the U.P. never mind the date on the calendar. You may know we have lake effect snow up here. It follows, I guess that we have lake effect rain as well towards the end of summer and into autumn, a harbinger of the storms of November. […]

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