Perhaps it’s fitting. Late in the year, I found myself curling into a colorful scarf and hiding out on a Crooked River. It could barely be seen from the lodge, […]
I’m beginning to realize something. Life everywhere exists in layers. Layers of rock and hardened lava beneath our feet. Layers of color in a dancing autumn leaf. Layers of fur […]
A passion like this, it takes hold of the heart, and it becomes unstoppable.
“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 […]
On a Sunday in January, the cold Minnesota morning greeted me with a welcome sight. The Sun had strolled about 20 degrees into the sky, and he had with him […]
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 […]
Children play in the midst of a summer sunset in a nearby park.Photo by Melissa F. Kaelin We are verses out of rhythm, couplets out of rhyme…
A fiery sunset descends from the sky, with a view from my apartment window.
August arrived on a cold and crisp breeze, Though an air of obligations loomed at its end, That’s when I first heard you call out my name The comforting voice […]
The Schooner Hjørdis sets sail on Lake Superior during one of our visits to Minnesota’s North Shore.