On a rather gray day, a young teenager biking over to the lake stopped at the corner as I was waving with a little hesitation: “Can I ask you something?… … Continue Reading 3.2.20 A Paid Gig?
Leap weekend begins. I found myself leaning a bit on my little corner mound today. I always hear my third-grade music teacher in my head out there: “Don’t lock your … Continue Reading 2.28.20 The Leap
I googled “likelihood of getting two double egg yolks in a row.” I’ve never gotten a double yolked egg in my life that I recall. Suddenly, there was one in … Continue Reading 2.27.20 Beyond Superstition
It was a wet one yesterday for Fat Tuesday. I was in my galoshes all day thinking of the corner and the folks of Columbia. I’ve not been going out … Continue Reading 2.26.20 Lent Begins
Warm. chilly. hot. Another one of those in-between days when a puffy winter overcoat is needed one moment and excessive the next as the sun reappears. A neighbor stopped by … Continue Reading 2.24.20 Hot and Cold
Bounding down the hill. Low-hanging limbs. A sudden “pop!”… And I looked down to see my yellow balloon limp! A bit carefless on my walk down as the piney trees … Continue Reading 2.19.20 Pop!
How do you wave in the midst of an extended corner conversation? Someone who is well-known to many from my church and lives in the neighborhood stopped by. We re-met. … Continue Reading 2.18.20 Up Close
I couldn’t resist the chance to be out there on Valentine’s Day. A little later than usual. Unfortunately, I didn’t have my regular mittens and hat. So my fingers were … Continue Reading 2.14.20 Valentine’s
“It’s only the beginning.” I got this sense today that these months are the foundation for a broader expedition. The practice of waving is the extended start to years … Continue Reading 2.12.20 Blue Heron
Hi, Friends, We’ve gotten off to a particularly sloggy start to this week yesterday with not much end in sight until Friday. And there were bad weather days Wednesday-Friday last … Continue Reading 2.11.20 Soul Space
“Wisdom is like the rain. Its source is limitless, but it comes down according to the season.” — Rumi I’m writing to you in the midst of a little squall. I … Continue Reading 2.7.20 Wisdom Rains
Voting yesterday at Vantage House. Folks are often thinking I am running for office, so they may have particularly thought that for Special Election Tuesday. I was able to stop … Continue Reading 2.4.20 Special Election
Sounds like the groundhog saw his shadow yesterday leading to an early spring. And the early spring got started early…today. It was toward the mid-60s out there, mostly sunny skies. … Continue Reading 2.3.20 Early Spring
How do you know when you are taking the next right step, the next turn in the right direction? The light changes, your foot moves on the pedal and before … Continue Reading 1.30.20 The Next Turn
I went to an informational meeting for non-profits today. I was surprised at the end as a woman looked at my nametag: “Oh, I went to the pet blessing at … Continue Reading 1.29.20 Near and Far
The sky opened up. It was this beautiful pocket of light in the clouds. Reminding me of the ways the Spirit continues to shine through the places in me that … Continue Reading 1.28.20 Sky Opening