Category Archives: ponderings

People are starting to move!

Something is changing. Maybe it’s fall in the air, a new season and we’re ready to make some changes.  Perhaps we’re finally listening to the “just move” “do it” “10,000 steps” and all the other programs doing their best to … Continue reading

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Step Outdoors into My World

One of the things I love about Nordic Walking is that it invites me to step outdoors to begin my day. My yard is surrounded by gardens.  I am treated to color and texture as soon as soon as I … Continue reading

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A Day with Richard Louv

Sometimes you just gotta love the day! My day began with a walk with Gail, the sun came up in a perfect blue sky, and I got to go listen to Richard Louv. Even if his name isn’t familiar, if … Continue reading

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Watching the snow melt…

Time slows down when you’re in recovery mode. I had shoulder surgery on Monday, same problem as in 2001, bone spurs that were shredding tendons and muscles.  I hate getting old. Good news is that this time it’s much less … Continue reading

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Day 26 Priorities

Before we left for skiing I checked the news and saw the devastation in Japan.  Suddenly a bluebird day with 3 inches of new snow just didn’t seem important anymore.  My life is on hold with this trip but their … Continue reading

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Day 24 Quiet Please

I took this day off.  After traveling for so long I really needed a quiet day, one with a walk so I could get inside my head and just wander around a bit.  Dan and I hiked Ousel Falls with … Continue reading

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Day 19-23 On the road again

I’ve been off the grid for 5 days.  After skiing at Vail Meta and I drove back to Bozeman on Friday, Dan and I drove to Sandpoint, Idaho on Saturday, skied Schweitzer Sunday and Monday and then drove back on … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

We have record snow here in Minnesota.  It’s up to our armpits, literally, in some places. It was a white Christmas of epic proportions.  It’s beautiful and also fascinating to watch the snow removal process of pushing and digging and … Continue reading

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Instant Winter

Only in Minnesota would we go from sunny and 60 to 10 inches of snow in 48 hours.  Even tho it is mid November is seemed to catch people off guard and un prepared.  did they really think that winter … Continue reading

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Dragonflies, butterflies and birds – Oh My!

Did you know? Dragonflies swarm I spent Monday in Belgrade MN with my brother who is newly diagnosed with cancer.  It had been a long day filled with appointments and lots of information to process. My head and heart were … Continue reading

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