“Is that a zucchini in your hand or are you just glad to see me?” Our garden beds are producing. Zucchini, cucumbers, loads of basil, and more.
The raised garden beds are coming together. Annie’s vision, Dale’s labor, and my support — a team effort!
I photographed the NAMI Dane County Awards Banquet & Gala the other day at the Monona Terrace rooftop. Over 300 people attended. It was a beautiful evening for an outdoor dinner.
“Flower Mandalas” is Fond du Lac’s newest and largest mural at 162 feet long and 30 feet high. It was completed last month at 82 North Main Street. Someone said this is Fond du Lac’s “Instagram moment.” Good job, FdL!
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Being in a rut is good for focus and good for getting things done. But what if you broke outside the rut? There’s more risk now — in a pandemic. If you tried something new today, what would that feel like? A change of routine, a peek at possibilities. If you’re ensconced in your winter …
These photos that I’ve been showing you are proof that beauty is all around us. I captured these images in Madison, WI, but also everywhere. All you have to do is look and see. Find your inner poetry to see the poetry around you. Take care of yourselves, my friends, this holiday season. I will …
A friend said, “Optimism without honesty is denial.” A year ago, I decided that 2020 would be dry. I did that in 2016 too. Didn’t drink alcohol. It’s a hard position to take in Wisconsin of all places. But it’s the way I gotta be. I like the clarity. I like the peace. A life …
The sun rises, and the sun sets. The night is a time for healing. Our bodies and our minds are restored. Cutting short sleep means cutting short healing. Sleep is luxurious. It may seem self-indulgent. But sleep keeps us whole. Work, yes, and work hard, but then sleep, and sleep deeply, my friends.
There is something special about the early morning air. Its crispness prepares us for the day. The dew of dawn gives birth to the world once more. Today, we will remember to breathe. Today, we will remember to love. Because today is what we have.