Category Archives: autumn

Birthday Hike and River Talk

What a lovely day of doing nothing important in celebration of my birthday. Here is a poem written after hiking the Athens Park trail, sitting in the shelter listening to the river. Photo is from AthensWisconsin.com because my camera/phone battery … Continue reading

Posted in autumn, Hygge, Wisconsin | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Birthday Eve Day Musings with Sean Connery

Birthday time for yourself and with loved ones should be more than a day. Today, I am celebrating my birthday eve day watching Sean Connery James Bond movies while making book makers, low-carb cooking (for my genetic pre-diabetes) and hanging … Continue reading

Posted in autumn, Halloween, lake, Mystical, Scotland | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Halloween Fire Circle

What a wonderful experience celebrating Halloween/Samhain night with local women. Spiritual, connecting, female and moon energy rolled in with learning a Druid Dance (seen in Outlander) and ancient songs to the beat of circling drums. Below the poem is a … Continue reading

Posted in autumn, Halloween, Moon | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Halloween Blue Moon

Halloween, Samhain, All Hallows Eve when time changes from our self-focused linear concept and stretches us across generations, across space and time in the repeating cycle of nature. To celebrate, Mom and Dad and I visited family graves yesterday. We … Continue reading

Posted in autumn, Halloween, Mom & Dad poems, Moon, Mystical | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Magic Brew

During that hand-off between autumn and winter, it is often a damp cold. This seems the coldest of colds as it penetrates into your own body-water. A wet cold day is perfect for a mug of hot tea or even … Continue reading

Posted in autumn, garden, Halloween, Hygge | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ancestors in Flight

You can feel the charge of the season hand-off from bursting autumn to wise winter. I am getting excited for Halloween, Samhain, all hallows eve when we can reconnect with our ancestors during the in-between of the hand-off. What can … Continue reading

Posted in autumn, Halloween | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

I Just Want to Listen to the Wind

This poem came after several hard days, long days at work. I just needed nature and no man-made stimulation. Luckily, the wind blew all night. Laying awake with that bit of moon light and the wind, was good medicine. Enjoy … Continue reading

Posted in autumn, forest | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Lake View

Poem six and final of my time in nature at Marywood. I am late for checkout getting these babies posted. Forgive me Sisters. By the time this poem came to me this morning sitting on the dock, I had become … Continue reading

Posted in autumn, lake, Wisconsin | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Lake Wind

Poem five of my nature immersion at Marywood in the Northwoods of Wisconsin. This one came after a long kayak trip when the wind started to come up as I was quite a ways from the home dock. After putting … Continue reading

Posted in autumn, lake, Wisconsin | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Gulls Fishing in the Fog

Poem number four of my nature retreat at Marywood. The morning after the storm was beautiful fog. So peaceful. I sat and watched the gulls and eagles as the fog lingered. Some self reflection in the fog. Enjoy the poem. … Continue reading

Posted in autumn, lake, Wisconsin | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment