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No One Reads A Blog On Thanksgiving Day, Right?

“Sometimes I need only to stand wherever I am to be blessed.”
–Mary Oliver

No one reads a blog on Thanksgiving, right?  Well, perhaps….I’ll take a small chance.   621 more words

5 O'clock in The Morning

“Let the waters settle and you will see the moon and the stars
mirrored in your own being.”

(Moon over Lake Charlevoix, MI)

I woke up at 5 this morning. 889 more words

Flowers and candles: What we tell the children and ourselves

By now you’ve likely seen the video of the French immigrant father with his small son discussing the terrorist attacks in Paris. If you haven’t seen it, many sites have pulled it  because of copyright issues, but you’ll… 416 more words

Flourishing Tree

As Soon As The Doors Are Open

One evening this past week Bruce and I and 1,600 quasi or verified hippies of all ages gathered with Arlo Guthrie, his son, daughter and grand daughter to celebrate the 50th anniversary of… 1,298 more words

What’s the point?

If the photo or title does not catch your attention, perhaps the story is pointless then! Or has it got to shock you to attract your attention? 391 more words

How to exercise ripple awareness

When I do something, like make a change, or a choice about my life, it has a ripple effect on a whole bunch of people. Some of those people I know. 719 more words


I don’t have a blog post ready for this week. For good reasons. Being with family and friends and enjoying the breath taking beauty of fall. 232 more words