I woke up and checked Accuweather on my phone only to discover that the eclipse would be eclipsed by the weather. "Mike, it says here that the cloud cover will be 77%. when the eclipse is supposed to happen." We were going to go Harvest Moon for an eclipse viewing party. Harvest Moon being the bonafide operating Drive-in … Continue reading Eclipse of Bust
It is Sunday, September 30th and I am writing this at Governor Dodge State Park campsite 349 in our dark green 1999 Dodge Ram conversion van. I backed up the van to the electrical hookup just like a huge RV instead of this little van and pushed the cord to my lap top out the … Continue reading Nothing beats the love and support of a good partner.
When thinking about my last post on “Collecting Experiences” a paradox came to mind. Sometimes I find myself wishing I could collect certain experiences that only having some things, or living a certain life, would allow. This wishing leaves me with a sense of longing. I had such a feeling the other day when I … Continue reading More thoughts on Collecting Experiences
How was your summer? Was it a long hot one? In Wisconsin it was definitely a long hot summer. This summer I turned 62 and I grappled with that birthday. It's hard to believe I'm 62 and yet I am well aware that I have been around for 62 years. It's been a wild ride … Continue reading Collect Experiences
When women gather magic happens. That's a bold statement but one that I personally experienced and that I heard voiced this weekend from the women who came to gather at Cedar Valley near West Bend, WI. Once a year for at least 15 years Cathy Gawlik and Dawn Zak of Way of the Willow put … Continue reading Women Gather, Magic Happens
I discovered that there is such a thing as finding peace in my backyard. It was quite by accident. It was a sunny warm Sunday afternoon and Mike was on his way over to our son's to help install a deck. “I'm going to do some writing while your gone,” I announced. “Why don't your … Continue reading Peace in my backyard
On February 26, I wrote a post titled “Let it Be Spring" where I proclaimed my impatience for spring. And.... spring has definitely arrived. Early for our part of the county and oh so sweet. I celebrated by getting out in our yard to garden. When I was finished my arms were sore and my … Continue reading Spring Gardening