Category Archives: Hygge

Wine in the Wilderness

Last night we had a summer storm that lasted about 20 minutes. We quickly drove to the cottage, Chris is fertilize the field and me to finish my glass of wine sitting on the porch to immerse. Lovely. Here is … Continue reading

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Restful Day

It was my favorite weather yesterday, cool, clouds with some relaxing sprinkles. Perfect to rest and recharge. Enjoy. Restful Day Listening to the rain tap on the saw-tooth oak leaves. Soft dapples of sound surround. The white sky so perfect, … Continue reading

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Though I am but a Breeze

A tired weekend of many restorative naps. Art and cooking were the activities calling to me although this little poem snuck out. Have a great new, fresh week. Though I am but a Breeze writeto writefeet warming near the stovecave … Continue reading

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Wood Fired Sauna on Retreat

In posting all the poems written on retreat, I can see my progress of relaxing and coming back to myself. In this poem, I even show up by name. There is a reason sauna have been around for centuries. Enjoy … Continue reading

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Skylight Spring Morning

The next several poems came to be at The Christine Center on a Yoga, Meditation, Ayurveda retreat with Andrea Russell. This poem came from our morning meditating lying down looking up at a beautiful skylight right above me. There were … Continue reading

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Snow Lace

It may be a myth that Inuit, who live in the snowy north, have many words for snow, but it is understandable why the myth persists. Snow is dynamic and beautiful in its many forms. This year is the first … Continue reading

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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

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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

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Everyone Should Have an Art Studio

Creating is so healing. An “art studio” can be a little place where you can house your tools and materials, pull them out and make what you will. My studios are this rack of goodies and a small antique table. … Continue reading

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The Real World Around a Campfire

The best foil to turmoil is quiet and nature. Even better is quiet and nature with loved ones around a campfire. The Real World Around a Campfire Many a yarn has been shared, stories and truths, ‘round a campfire dodging … Continue reading

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