Trumpeter Swans and Blowing Snow

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Despite snow and blowing snow much of Tuesday and Wednesday, the beauty of this place continues to fill my soul to overflowing. Wednesday morning a pair of trumpeter swans that I’ve seen flying over several times finally made a longer … Continued

Gifts from Nature

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This morning I woke to an all-white landscape as snow fell and flew horizontally in strong winds. A few flakes still fall but visibility is much improved from early this morning. This afternoon I went outside to clear part of … Continued

Early Morning Visitors

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  “The experience of beauty and the experience of compassion are very closely related… It’s a sensation of connection to the world.” —  paraphrased from talk by Matthew Sanford    

Everything is Vulnerable, Temporary, and Changing

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  I’ve begun to settle into my home away from home in the north woods. It’s a very interesting experience moving to a home that belongs to someone else and sorting out how to slip my food, clothing, and belongings … Continued

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