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
As we move forward into a new era where the prospect of fossil fuels has become a nemesis to our … More
Wind blowing ‘round my ears Cold knocking at my door Old man winter in a vengeful mood Burns alike … More
Last winter, I lost a very dear friend to cancer. She was in her 98th year, of Norwegian ancestry, a … More
It was a few years ago that my good friend and I traveled to Bemidji State Park. It was here … More
Is our criminal and civil justice system standing true to the intent and meaning of the fifth amendment? Consider that … More
There is a wave of change occurring, not only in technology, but in the way we deal with our humanity. … More
As a woman and a mother I’ve made my mistakes and I have blamed myself perpetually for these and more … More
The Vietnam war was raging and boys were being drafted into a war that was, for the first time, coming … More
The NorthMet Project has been in process of application for many years now, because the project will cause unusual problems, … More
Creative expression is an essential ingredient in all of our lives and it stems from a love of beauty … More
A nuanced and thought-provoking article by Reid Forgrave in the New York Times, In Northern Minnesota. “Two Economies Square Off: Mining … More
If we were to search the entire globe for a place that would result in more devastation to the natural … More