Learning about the Rule of Thirds….

It’s a process, like most things worthwhile. I’ll keep plugging away at it until I get it right, or as right as is possible. Tenacity has it’s rewards.

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Desiderata

Go placidly amid the noise and the haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible, without surrender, be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth… Continue reading

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On Faith

Faith is not a delicate flower which would wither away under the slightest stormy weather. ~Mahatma Gandhi

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Cave Point, Door County, Wisconsin

Pure water is the world’s first and foremost medicine. ~Slovakian Proverb

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U.S. Dept. Of Homeland Security, U.S. Coast Guard, Station Sturgeon Bay, Door County, Wisconsin

“The lighthouse and the lightship appeal to the interests and better instinct of man because they are symbolic of never-ceasing watchfulness, of steadfast endurance in every exposure, of widespread helpfulness.” – George R.… Continue reading

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Paths and Trails

Don’t expect everyone to understand your journey, especially if they’ve never had to walk your path.

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Peace

The lone introvert listens to the ocean waves and is replenished

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Some Day Soon

An iMovie collage of photos and videos taken in the Northwoods of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan. Photos taken in the Summer and Fall of 2013. Music: Some Day Soon, by Red Tail Chasing… Continue reading

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Ice Cream Truck Graveyard

A friend of mine wrote a creepy short story to accompany this photo I snapped yesterday. I think it’s a perfectly haunting, eerie tale, most appropriate for the ghoulish season upon us. ——————————————————————————… Continue reading

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The Friday Five: Open Doors, Open Minds (and a Newly Opened Restaurant)

The Friday Five: Open Doors, Open Minds (and a Newly Opened Restaurant).

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Some Bridges are Falling Down, Some Bridges are Still Around

Singer/Songwriter Jackson Browne is one of many who lends his musical talents annually to help rebuild some of our failing infrastructure.   When it comes to improving its infrastructure, America seems to be… Continue reading

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On Solitude

I spent a week alone in that little A-Frame beach cottage recently.  I did have some time with friends who dropped by, making sure I was okay…but mostly, I spent the time alone… Continue reading

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Learn to Be Still

“Even if something is left undone, everyone must take time to sit still and watch the leaves turn.”  ~Elizabeth Lawrence

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Amber Fields of Grain

“If this invisible germ of life in the grain of wheat can thus pass unimpaired through three thousand resurrections, I shall not doubt that my soul has power to clothe itself with a body suited… Continue reading

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Autumn

“Corn and grain, corn and grain, All that falls shall rise again.”

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On Imperfections

When we first opened our new offices in December of 2008, we were extremely proud of our efforts to plan the perfect space and atmosphere for our patients suffering from chronic pain. After… Continue reading

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Be Careful not to slow dance with your Skeletons

Your past is a skeleton walking one step behind you, and your future is a skeleton walking one step in front of you. Maybe you don’t wear a watch, but your skeletons do,… Continue reading

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On Purpose

Disclaimer: this post is going to be a little wordy. 🙂 In 2009, I returned home to Jacksonville, Florida to spend a week at the beach with my old friend Libby. Libby and… Continue reading

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Farewells

Remembering Daddy The things that he did to show us he cared. The sound of his voice. The wisdom he shared. A piece of advice I’ll never forget. The way that he lived,… Continue reading

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Passages

I said some Goodbyes today… I completed a mission…. I did it with some lifelong friends, and for that, I’m grateful. Soak it all up, every single second, and simply Be. Right Here,… Continue reading

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