Tag Archives: nature

Living in the Moment: Alligators and Deer, Oh My!

So I am slowly getting back into my old routine.  Well, that’s a lie.  For one thing, I never really had a routine.  For another thing, I hate routine, although I’m often the first person to complain when unexpected things happen.  Usually this time of year, one would expect blog posts on the successes and […]
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Magnolia Flowers for Belinda

Just because it’s been awhile since I’ve posted any photos for my friend Belinda at www.busymindthinking.com.  The blossoms are now gone, but this  post helps me relive their beauty, a beauty that reminds me of Belinda.

Still on Hiatus … Sort Of

Hello, everyone, and I hope you all  are well.  I’m still on vacation from my day job (yea!), but I’ve returned from my out-of-town trips and am slowly dipping my toes into the warm waters of the blogosphere.  My first order of business after publishing this post will be to respond to the many comments […]
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For Belinda: Scenes From a Walk

For Belinda at www.busymindthinking.com.  Some time ago she asked her followers to post pictures of where they live.  Yesterday I finally remembered to take my phone with me when I took a break from work and went for a walk.  The following photos are from part of a “Nature Trail” that runs through the development […]
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Paddling Away

I’m paddling away on my novel for Camp NaNoWriMo! Current word count is 16,239!  At this rate, I’ll make 50,000 by May 11.   So, I have a hell of a lot more paddling to do 🙁

Weaving a Way Home: Book Review

Leslie Van Gelder’s Weaving a Way Home.  A Personal Journey Exploring Place and Story (University of Michigan Press) is a complex and evocative dissertation on concepts and intersections of a sense of place, storyingtelling, and anthromophorization in an anthropocentric world.  Her writing is fluid, blending personal stories with extensive quotes from writers as diverse as […]
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