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
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
Is it spring yet? Maybe in some parts of the country spring is springing but here in Wisconsin we just got a couple of inches of snow. I know the days are getting longer with the sun rising at 6:30 am and setting at 5:37 but I am so ready for the change of season. … Continue reading Let it be Spring
My start to the new year was not something to be desired. I woke up New Year's day with the flu. I stayed in bed all day and watched the snow falling gently outside my window. I love walking when the snow slowly drifts down. But not that day. That day I tossed and turned … Continue reading Peacefully Coexist