Monthly Archives: January 2013

Garbage Pick-up

I have a fascination with garbage trucks. For 16 years we lived in rural Pine County. I never quite figured out what to do with garbage. We composted as much as we could. We burned paper refuse. Collected recyclables for … Continue reading

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Quiet Spaces

For seven years I commuted 42 miles from Northfield to Saint Paul. I was fortunate to have a cruise control commute giving me close to an hour of uninterrupted time to let my consciousness wander settling where it might. My … Continue reading

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Simple Joys

Often the simplest of things can become the richest sources of wonder. My 9 year old grandson was with us this past week for a visit from Michigan. As it being the holiday season, candles were plentiful. Grandma asked him … Continue reading

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