Tag Archives: winter

A Postcard from the Snowy Forest

The snow has been late in coming this year. Even the most promising snowstorms have veered off course to dump their treasure elsewhere. Our winters have been like this for the past several years – more rain and ice, less … Continue reading

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I Wish You A Simple Season

This year I first noticed the Christmas displays beginning in late September. September. Well before Halloween not to mention Thanksgiving! While I was still occasionally jumping in my favorite Minnesota lakes! Honestly. Every year I face this season with mixed … Continue reading

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Simple Season

It’s crazy out there. At the time of year when we in the north country are inclined to hibernate, rest, and dream, we are galloping from pillar to post in a frenzy. We are spending money we don’t have buying … Continue reading

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The Listening Horizon: A Meditation on Wild Silence

I’ve been trying to tell this story for over ten years. It haunts me in a beautiful way. Though I struggled to find the words to tell it, I was missing the key that could finally bring the story from … Continue reading

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Jewels – Reflections from the Dark

It’s the dark time of year here in the north country where I live. In addition to the oh-so-short daylight, we have had a long run of cloudy and foggy weather. I am missing the luminous presence of snow cover. … Continue reading

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