Category Archives: winter

Celebrate with Loved Ones Who Have Passed Through the Veil

Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, welcomed Solstice. Every year I write a Christmas poem. This year it came to me at midnight the night my friend Jane died. The photo is the light I saw. This poem has given me contentment … Continue reading

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Saturday Snow

Finally a day at the off-grid cottage to write, read, rock and paint. To make the day even better, it snowed. Enjoy the poem. Saturday Snow Saturday snowLight and quietA cold tingle on my fire-warmed cheeks.Time for “London Fog”tea with … Continue reading

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Nature Immersion

What a lovely experience walking the trail at the Healing Nature Center on the edge of the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest. Forests really are healing places especially on a trail designed with little nooks and tools for contemplation and realizations and … Continue reading

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Hidden Lakes Trail

Just back from my birthday weekend trip. We choose Three Lakes Wisconsin. German influence is felt here, perfect for induction into this Winter. It was the first snow of the season with all the magic it brings. The Three Lakes … Continue reading

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Full Moon Last Snow

Full Moon Last Snow Spring ducks with the mallards on the thawing pond. The lion of March softly pads in. Snow dust shaken from the glowing moon, wise Grandmother moon whom we ask for intuition and courage to leap. The … 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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A Good Ol’ Moon Soak

We had clear sky for the full moon last night. Moon crept around the house until directly shining in the window where I sleep. It is incredible how bright and big moonlight can be. The Christmas poem “The Night Before … Continue reading

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Mountain Spirit

A delightful ski weekend in Oregon with my family. Mt. Bachelor is the hill I have skied the most. It’s moods and runs were so familiar. Mountains teach me something every time have the audacity to play on these fickle, … Continue reading

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Frost Clean Hope

For every minute of the new year three days in, we have been immersed in a beautiful frost fog, every surface bejeweled with hoarfrost. I thought this poem was going to be about natures glory and it ended up exploring … Continue reading

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Silence

I have come to love silence having a job that entails constant stimulation. Silence is soothing, it is hygge. Find some silence for yourself. Silence Silence is an art possibly the first art possibly a rare art. Silences is not … Continue reading

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