November 23, 2019

It is the season of color. Like the last hurrah of a fireworks display when all the stops are pulled and the crowd watches with faces a-gasp. During this time of year, it seems like the blue tones in the sky are just so much more beautiful. It's a special blue. A child...

August 18, 2019

Did a dinosaur know, did a dinosaur care? Was he simply enjoying a meal in the warm summer air?

Preoccupied with now, and living just for today, that dinosaur was engaged with the present, not time far away. 

He had noticed the signs - the warmer weather and stronger sto...

July 16, 2019

Are you a good listener? Chances are you are not. In fact most of us are horrible listeners. 

If someone was trying to tell you that you were in danger, if someone was trying to show you that there is a problem, wouldn't you want to understand them? 

I have been noticing...

July 4, 2019

Throughout my life I have crossed paths with many people. Some breeze by like a glance at an intersection before a light turns green. There is no real connection, no reason to follow up, no wanting to know more about this person. I will never see them, never ever hear...

June 17, 2019

When I see wild places developed this is what goes through my mind:

Behind the Eyes of Joe

On a day like any other, a beautiful baby was born. He came into the world without hate, sorrow or scorn. His eyes were so brown and his gaze full of hope, his skin was so soft and...

April 30, 2018

Tonight, there will be a full moon in the sky high above. 

To some it's the perfect accompaniment to romance and to love.

Two hands tightly held, two souls with hearts swelled. 

Two smiles beaming brighter than the moon light, unexcelled. 

Its a night where the shadows ext...

October 23, 2017

There is a saying, “time heals all wounds,” that has been around it seems like forever. It is the fact that the distance is put between the tragic or sad event helps in the healing process, almost like the sting from a cut, eventually scabbing over and healing back to...

August 25, 2017

During the 1960s and 70s in Wisconsin, farms were everywhere. As you drove down narrow country roads a familiar sight would be large red barns with rich green cornfields nearby. It always looked so serene. Many times the barn would be decorated with symbols above the d...

August 7, 2017

The leaf pile lay silent on a September afternoon on my parent's lawn in 1969. All through the long days of summer the leaves had soaked up the sun. Absorbing it, converting it to glucose and creating the miracle of photosynthesis. Energy from the bright orb high above...

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