Opening Not every yard has a garden, Neatly mulched, lined in stone, Sprinkled with seeds And sprouting roses. Where you’ll find gardens, You may find a peace bloom. It’s tall […]
When we’re weighed down by fear and anxiety, it’s too easy focus on the danger of open doors.
Remember Friday the 13th? The only thing worse than an unlucky Friday is an unlucky Monday.
Change is on my doorstep. She’s been there for some time, promising to push with gale force winds and flood the foundations if I don’t let her in.
A passion like this, it takes hold of the heart, and it becomes unstoppable.
A woman with her chest bared, depicted in a classic painting, was giving life to both a young child and the world in which we live today. In Greek mythology, this woman was credited with giving birth to the Milky Way.
It wasn’t until the small hours of the night that I picked up my research into folklore and mythology, and dug into a creation myth to understand how one tribe perceived the Northern Lights.
As an aspiring novelist, I devoted my Saturday to creating fictional scenes that celebrate the Northern Lights. I wrote most of the climax for my first book, and with each suspenseful word, I became more excited to embark on the journey to becoming a published author.
Nature. Photography. The Aurora Borealis. More than 40 people from six states gathered in Two Harbors, Minnesota, in November to celebrate these three subjects. I was privileged to be among […]
A whisper in the dark: “Do you think that’s it?” After driving an hour north on Tuesday night, I pulled over on a dirt road in rural Minnesota and got […]
It’s 2 a.m. My eyes are bleary, my arms and legs tender from a lack of sleep. My dog can hardly keep her head upright, whether she is indoors or […]
Yesterday was a significant day in my life. Sunday, February 19, 2012, was the day my twin brothers would have turned 14 years old, and it was the first anniversary […]
I made a wish on 11/11/11 — at 11:11 p.m., as it turns out. I missed the first 11:11 in the morning, but managed to catch it the second time […]
My philosophy has always been to live with “childish enthusiasm,” but this year was one filled with hard work.
“Though my soul may set in darkness, it will rise in perfect light; I have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night.” — Sarah Williams Thanks […]