Category Archives: Things I Like

Westby Remembered

One of my heart homes is in Westby.  Here is a link to my dear friend Eric’s pages about Westby, including some of my writing. http://westbyhistory.blogspot.com/2014/08/bakke-farm-on-east-ridge.html?spref=fb

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357 Colors

Originally posted on Poems From Psalms And Nature:
Somewhere along the line, as I was re-copying blessings from my gratitude journal last year, I began noting new blessings this year.  I bought a lilac-colored  journal at Target, and the cover…

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Lost, 1867

I’ve been compiling a collection of poetry about immigrant women’s experiences in the Midwest. I can’t possibly use in novels all the compelling tidbits I find when doing historical research! When something calls to me, but it won’t work in whatever…

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Why the Way of Jesus Is Difficult

Excellent discussion of some things I have been thinking…

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What Kind of Times Are These

There’s a place between two stands of trees where the grass grows uphill and the old revolutionary road breaks off into shadows near a meeting-house abandoned by the persecuted who disappeared into those shadows. I’ve walked there picking mushrooms at … Continue reading

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Thoughts While Walking

Originally posted on Scottrick – A Modern Celt:
A Surprising Wonder At APCE last month, I went to the labyrinth to walk it on a whim.  I had wanted to earlier in the week, but thought I’d do it “later”…

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The Labyrinth by W.H.Auden

Auden mixes the metaphors of a maze and a labyrinth, but nevertheless, this poem has much to ponder.  Right now, I don’t even like it!    Do you think life is more of a labyrinth or a maze for you? … Continue reading

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