On the way to a better world, have we become like Sisyphus returning again and again to the same task … 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.
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
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
A visit to the Union Depot in St Paul brought to mind the Great Northern Depot built in 1913 on … More
Things do not seem to be getting any better for the environment since my first trip to the Keweenaw Peninsula … More
Black lives matter, of course, but we need action… and words can segregate us. Language is a problem because when … More
Timber wolves have long shared the wilderness with mankind and so it is in Northern Minnesota. If Polymet builds a … More
Some See Rainbows Acrylic on board 24″ X 48″ Anita S Tillemans
Kindness and truth are at the heart of all religions. Quotations from the Muslim Prophet Muhammad: On kindness: Kindness is … More
One can view this house on the way to Silver Lake by bus. The tree on its east, now gone, … More
The Supremacy Clause of our United States Constitution (Article VI, Clause 2) established the Constitution as supreme law of the … More
It was believed by the Native Americans that eagles served as messengers between humans and the Creator, a spiritual messenger … More
We walked along the shore looking out over the Pacific Ocean, wandering around giant cedars that had drifted up along … More
Life is fatal. It is not a question that we all die … but how we live. To live is … More
Since the killing of Mike Brown, there has been an awakening across this country and the police force needs a revamping … More
There are too many troubling aspects of the Jamar O Neal Clark killing and events leading up to the fatal … More
An interesting image taken of lights from a bus window one night … slow mo. I cleaned up the image … More
This was the final version … though I much prefer the original with more vibrant sky.
… as U.S. District Judge Beryl Howell determines that delisting the wolf was a flawed decision; and has banned further hunting. An … More
Heavy-handed, plied to will, Poisons mixed to kill, Spread, intent to shape for show, The natural will not grow. We … More
Sands so soft and salty air Breezes to cool the brazen day, So slow, so sure, to see, to dare … More
In reverie, I remember Water’s golden light, Lit like stars at midday, Or by moon in deepest night, Dark green, with … More
In regard to Stonehenge, it is important for a bigger picture to consider the effect of farming cultures moving in to … More