Monthly Archives: September 2013

Raindrops on the clothesline

Great morning. Woke up before the rest of the house and sat in the sun-room taking in the autumn morning. The little moments all around me inspired the poem below.  Now I have a pot of white bean, kale, sausage … Continue reading

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Sleeping in a Moonbeam

The moon literally shines beams down on me as I sleep in my parents guest room.  I wake up and find him winking at me. I  grabbed my journal and penned this short poem a few nights ago. Sleeping in … Continue reading

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Up at the Shack

It was nice to spend three days earlier this week up at the family shack with Mom and Dad. This is a photo of me inside the shack during a cold snap last winter. Autumn is the perfect time to … Continue reading

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Afternoon nap in Dad’s chair

Dad has is on his second recliner nestled between the Brewer’s on TV and the open bay window. Since he is still up North cutting wood today, I have taken over his chair. Dad often naps in this spot, and … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Sunday

Sundays showcase the values of Wisconsin people: family, football, living close to the earth, and taking care of your neighbors. Wisconsin Sunday Sounds 9/15/2013 Tat tat tat drip tat tat tat drip Waking to the morning rain “good for the … Continue reading

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Writing poems in the Chicago airport on 9/11/13

Kicking off my writing sabbatical, I wrote three poems that have been lingering in my mind. An airport layover is a great gift of time to write. Waiting for a train 9/11/2013 Busy, hot day Stuck behind the tracks waiting … Continue reading

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