Category Archives: lake

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

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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

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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

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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

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Lake Truth

Poem three of my nature retreat at Marywood. The first night an electric rain and hail storm took us over. It was thrilling and comforting inside by my fire. I kept poking my head out the door to take in … Continue reading

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Lake Rendezvous

Something about water and trees together brings the history of a place to mind. Northern Wisconsin, lakes aplenty, was made by glaciers. The Indian peoples moved through and then came the French fur trappers (who would gather to trade and … Continue reading

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Lake Old Friend

An entire weekend of solitude and lakes and autumn trees at Marywood Franciscan Spirituality Center. If you have a Franciscan retreat center near you, I’d highly recommend you give yourself the gift of nature retreat. More of a “hold still” … Continue reading

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