How to find your purpose

How to find your purpose

Set a goal. What makes you happy in your life? Determine how to get it and question everything along the way. Decide on a strategy. Be patient. Be open to failure and persevere. There are always rewards. Be...
Thanks to all who supported the Pay It Forward effort!

Thanks to all who supported the Pay It Forward effort!

This year we donated $250 to 350.org. The environmental crisis was the main concern — and still is. Plans are in the works to bring even greater success in 2022. Highlights in 2021 Trees along the drive into the Red Spirit have had a healthy pruning. Under the Canopy...
A year of campers, compassion and contemplation

A year of campers, compassion and contemplation

If ever there was a year to question everything, 2020 was that year.  It was a wake-up call on so many levels.  The need for people to be in nature was as great as ever—even more so with Covid and our four campsites provided peace, security and nature’s healing...
What’s most important to you?

What’s most important to you?

Back when I lived in Evanston, I had a dream that we were all chasing the carrot and the carrot was money. For some, it was money to pay the bills. For others, it was never enough for everything. The result was this sculpture I built using Swarovski crystals. Today it...
Time to get creative!

Time to get creative!

I painted this lacquer on glass over 12 years ago which now hangs in the barn. What brand of paints do I use? Lately, Menards. I’m ready for something more creative!  The pond has numerous subjects waiting for their portraits. Frogs, turtles, wood ducks, geese,...