Sports Talk

Sports Talk

For years, I've perfected the cheering lingo of the various sports our sons have played. Each one has its own unique language.Baseball: Nice cut -- Good hit -- Right to the glove -- Just...
Avian Ponderings

Avian Ponderings

We drove to Fergus Falls yesterday, where I was delighted to find a common egret rookery in "full bloom." The tiny offshore island in the small city park lake was loaded with nesting egrets....
Memory & Smell

Memory & Smell

Our olefactory sense is one that evokes deep memories. I have always been able to "smell spring," and until I do, spring isn't really here. Seeing the first robin means nothing if the satisfying...
Look Closely . . .

Look Closely . . .

I've always liked this necklace.Look closely . . . the sides of the heart are created from nails.What a fitting reminder for Easter....
Surprised again on the Road to Emmaus

Surprised again on the Road to Emmaus

It was a simple Easter sunrise service put on by the church youth. With trembling hands, the gangly boys pushed back wheat-colored hair that fell across their oily foreheads. Wispy-voiced...

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