Many legislative leaders are doing their best to uphold the public will by serving and submitting bills to make life … More
Originally published July 28, 2014 I have long appreciated an interpretation of Lao Tzu’s Tao teh King by Archie J … More
Edited from the original publication on July, 2012 Words, powerful tools in service to all masters whether just or unjust, … More
Mundane are the myriad of truths about water. Still, that does not change the fact that water is essential, nor … More
Hold those close who speak the truth.
Those who love know that they are not alone and have the courage it takes to love. They know that … More
Unaware of the History of Nipigon/Black Sands, we visited this beautiful area in the early 1980’s and observed from afar … More
Hands held, warm delight. A kiss at first dawning bright. Gentle boughs, mother.
Department of Natural Resources Attn: Line 3 Pipeline Replacement Applications 500 Lafayette Road St. Paul, MN 55155 May 8, 2019 … More
I knew a man who would not lie. He would not say a thing untrue; And if one swayed him … More
Sun descending, purple haze, Dragon wings into the wind. The moonlit water.
Veils of white and blue Craggy heights of polar hue Depths of solitude.
To be a child With clarity And curiosity. To love And live a life With open mind. To grow older, … More
Living mother, lord of all Evening earth and tides, Garden of our ancestors, In loving care abides. A curious child, … More
Awash with blooms of many hues Through rare and sunny fen The dance of seasons played throughout In fragrant blooming … More
As we move forward into a new era where the prospect of fossil fuels has become a nemesis to our … More
From “Forbearance” written by Ralph Waldo Emerson: “Hast thou named all the birds without a gun? Loved the wood-rose, … More
Views are varied, understandable or not, superficial or deep, based on facts, prejudices, vantage points…. The gamut of opinion is … More
Was the sky a marble white that day, In mists that cooled the morning? Did cerulean blue peek through the … More
The Earth weeps in silent tears And torrents coursing through, Flowing into pools and streams Tumbling into blue, Through … More
Wind blowing ‘round my ears Cold knocking at my door Old man winter in a vengeful mood Burns alike … More
We could speak of the beauty, the wild, the spirit of something greater than ourselves, the sustenance we all gain … More
Da Vinci designed and created the specs for which vital materials were unavailable at the time. He had the vision … More
In order to “protect” our canopy of trees from the emerald ash borer, the city of Minneapolis tends to remove … More
Last winter, I lost a very dear friend to cancer. She was in her 98th year, of Norwegian ancestry, a … More