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?

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!

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,...

You lichen this?

I was invited on a Viking river cruise in Portugal this winter which was amazing. Loved the people, the way of life, the cobblestone streets, the food, wine, olive groves, ruins and more. This lichen grows all over some of the trees and I find it really beautiful. It...

Many are depressed by the weather.

If you find Michigan winters challenging, you are not alone. We have less sunlight than most any other state during the winter months. Forget the cold, windy, snow-driven weather? Hardly. So now’s the time to plan for the spring, summer and fall. Schedule a...