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Living on Personality

Day 23 NaPoWriMo. In our world tour, we could not leave out New Zealand. This beautiful country is on the top of my must-see list. My free-spirit friend, Britt, just spent 2.5 months traveling and hiking New Zealand on a … Continue reading

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Is There Beauty in all Struggle?

A poem from my recent Oregon trip to teach at the Oregon Poetry Association conference. Best part of the trip was three days with my sister hiking and kayaking in the Cascade Mountains.  Here is a poem that came from … Continue reading

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Mountain Church

My brother-in-law coined the term “Mountain Church” for all the Sundays we went hiking in the beautiful mountains of Oregon. I have not had the pleasure of hiking, yet, in New Zealand. This stamp is so inspiring, it called for … Continue reading

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Blue Columbine Flower of Colorado

Finally ran into a stamp where the poem didn’t just flow out. It is probably because I have not had the pleasure of going to Colorado. Never daunted, though, a little research and a lot of admiration for wild flowers … Continue reading

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Falling Water

Another poem from my trip to Norway. There were so many waterfalls. The one pictured here is called Feigefossen in Urnes.  It falls  218 meters/715 feet is the second highest uninterrupted waterfall in Norway. Enjoy the poem. Falling Water so … Continue reading

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Glacier

On a recent trip to Norway, I got the opportunity to hike to and touch a glacier, to feel it’s energy and ponder “who” they are. Here is the poem that resulted. Enjoy! Glacier old ragged dirty a floating creature … Continue reading

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The Long Trek home

The long trek home from Oregon to Wisconsin The little ’96 Honda purring down the road through the deep green gorge of Oregon glancing at kite surfers who flip over white caps as the windmill dotted cliffs look down. through … Continue reading

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