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Postcard from Up North


Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. ~ Mt 7:7

(These words never felt truer, or more humbling, than this past weekend when Dan Shaheen and …

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Postcard from Up North


Thaw, with her gentle persuasion, is more powerful than Thor with his hammer. The one melts, the other breaks into pieces. ~ Henry David Thoreau

(Little Traverse Bay responds beautifully to gentle persuasion, as we all do…. )

Thank you

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Postcard from Up North

They got up steam and proceeded calmly to the north where there seemed to be no people, but only mountains, lakes, reedy snow-filled steppes, and winter gods who played with storms and stars.¬†~Mark Helprin, A Winter’s Tale

(The winter …

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Happy Valentine’s Day

In the end, only three things matter: how much you loved, how gently you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things not meant for you. ~Buddha

(Valentine’s Day, we love your hearts and candy and roses, but most …

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Happy New Year, and something extra special

There are years that ask questions, and years that answer. ~Zora Neale Hurston

(First: thank you all so very much for the many gifts you shared here in 2013. Your presence and comments are a treasure! Also: here in …

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