Category Archives: The Wonder of It All

Running North to Save My Soul

So last week I ran away for a day. To Michigan. Just because I needed to visit my heart’s home, the Lake. If it is only for a day I usually end up in the vicinity of South Haven and … Continue reading

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Tales from the Road: The Lincoln Highway in Illinois

Sometimes I just have to run off. And so, even though I had done little preparation, I headed out to hit the Lincoln Highway in Illinois. Actually, full disclosure, my original plan was to do Illinois and Iowa, but fate … Continue reading

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On the Road Again: In Search of the Lincoln Highway in Pennsylvania, Part THREE

As it grew light I was eager to leave the charmless motel outside of Trenton, with its broken security lock and lack of any coffee anywhere. Having determined the first day of this adventure that I could not make New … Continue reading

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A Cacophony of Cranes: A Symphony in Three Parts

Part 1                             The wonder of the earth fills my soul.  Ritual interactions with seasonal events are not to be missed.  And so, every fall for many years … Continue reading

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Snow Wonder

Early January: It is snowing–a big, old-fashioned snow as pictured on the Christmas cards.  The snow of my dreams, the snow of my childhood–at least as I remember it. I grew up in Michiana glacial lakeland where the prevailing winds … Continue reading

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The Road Less Taken: The Lincoln Highway in Eastern Ohio

I do so love old highways, especially those that have become byways, bereft of their numbers.  How much people miss by not taking just a bit more time along the way!   As mentioned in earlier postings, I grew up … Continue reading

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Dancing with Snowdrops

Today, while dancing amidst hundreds of snowdrops in the pre-spring sun and brisk breezes, I spotted a honeybee. Well, no, that’s not true.  I wrote that line a little less than a year ago and never completed the essay.  Today it … Continue reading

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