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…
Every five years I seem to visit Old Cedar Bridge wetland just south of Minneapolis. It’s part of Minnesota River Valley Wildlife Refuge.
Even now, I know what I saw was not possible, but I did see it.
Stumps are a window into the life history of the tree that left them behind.
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…
I don’t know whether the temperature actually lowered or my ability to handle the heat improved.
How are you feeling without all the normal holiday noise and activity?
It’s probably growing in your yard already and you’ve been striving to rid the lawn of it. You might be glad it’s there if you get stung!
Up until now, my creative efforts have been tucked in at the edges of life …
All of the realizations each of us experience are going to have a profound impact on our post-Covid world. I can’t help speculating about how things will shake out.