The Easy Way Out

When I arrived for a visit with my three-year old grandson, Birch, he was stamping his feet, hiding in the corner and whining that today is “the worst day of my life.” I get it. Bad moments can...

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I Didn’t See It Coming

It was two years ago this month that I started in earnest to write my first book, After Rain. It’s funny that I referred to it as “my first book” because I have no plans for a second. But then I...

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A Walk in the Woods

It’s chilly outside, but no problem. I’m in need of a walk in the woods so I bundle up and head out to the edge of our property where I join a trail that takes me on my journey. Ah, but now I have...

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Living Upward at the Rodeo

Rodeo cowboys have fascinated me for a long time, and I have come to discover they know a lot about living upward. Behind the scenes in the pen, I watched this rider mount the bull, carefully...

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No Rush

I have mixed feelings about the end of Summer. I’m tired of the heat and endless supply of zucchinis. I grieve the loss of sunlight, and yet I’m in a hurry to feel the cool crisp air on my face and...

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I couldn’t resist taking this picture.  I was in awe of the blue blueness of the sky and the white wispiness of the clouds.  Those are silly adjectives but there are none that really describe the...

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Bountiful Summer

We need only look to Nature to understand that “we’re all in this together.” And it is only together that we will thrive. When I was growing up I would help my grandfather pick his carefully tended...

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Are you ready for a science lesson?  I want to share what I know about imaginal cells and what they have to do with our lives on Planet Earth during these changing times. After a caterpillar spins a...

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