This has been bothering my brain for a couple of months now. In Keeper of Enchanted Rooms by Charlie H. Holmberg a man is approaching a house he knows to have magical properties, yet that promised magic does not have a great enough hold on his imagination to allow him to ignore the beauty of…
I’ve been so proud of myself knowing the difference between disk flowers and ray flowers.
I enjoy squirrels — particularly tree squirrels, but I can say I love chipmunks too (the greedy little cusses). I also love the idea of flying squirrels and I’m lucky to have ever seen one. But the story is about my new neighbors, the red squirrels.
When the picture I took is not the picture I saw
Very seldom is the picture I saw the picture I took
I often don’t notice change as it’s happening.
Winter & Me
Some of you may never experience a first snow of the season where you live. Where snow is a part of life it comes at different times for different regions. Ours came last week. As I gazed out at the falling snow I felt the sense of letting go and settling into the moment that…
From Macro to Micro: A Tale of Transformation, or Maybe Just Change
Every five years I seem to visit Old Cedar Bridge wetland just south of Minneapolis. It’s part of Minnesota River Valley Wildlife Refuge.
Real or Not Real: The Woman Who Disappeared
Even now, I know what I saw was not possible, but I did see it.
Stumps Fascinate Me
Stumps are a window into the life history of the tree that left them behind.
Real or Not Real: A Catly Transformation
A cat changed color and size. A sleek little cat (all black), went behind a trash can out by my garage and came out the other side bigger, and mostly white with grey tabby spots (I had been calling her “Lacey.”). I was gazing out the back door, without any particular focus, when the little…