Moving and Other Crazy Notions

I remember standing beside the mailbox thinking how symbolic a fall sunset can be. We have 20 years invested in this very rural northern Minnesota place on the planet. I guess I thought I would have plenty more seasons to enjoy what I have always called “Home”. A strange place will soon be home. StrangersContinue reading “Moving and Other Crazy Notions”

Fishing and Rare Finds

Well I’ll be…huh…yep, excited here. My Golf Pro Cousin was over for a family gathering and I showed him a couple of my old (I guess they are really old and rare) golf clubs. The short version is that they will end up in a museum. Honorable mention is how excited he got in “theContinue reading “Fishing and Rare Finds”

Fade Away

I love light. My wife will often say “we don’t need all the lights on”! I quickly check the basement, garage,  and closets and reply “I turned some off”! It has been suggested that I do not drive during sunsets and rises as I tend to “sky gaze” a bit. Country living has it’s advantagesContinue reading “Fade Away”

Green Rivers

Sometimes strange things happen in life for reasons even we can figure out. I’ve asked Tracy DeMarse  (yes my daughter) to be a guest blogger.  You will enjoy this and please make comments below.     Green Rivers                                                                 By Tracy DeMarse Do you ever look back and notice crazy threads that somehow seem toContinue reading “Green Rivers”

I Dare… Maybe

Not many go here anymore Every time I go by this old farmstead with the trees crowded around and over the entrance, I am reminded how much my life is like this place. The fields still grow some wild grasses and a little alfalfa, the fences are not used for cattle anymore, and the roadsContinue reading “I Dare… Maybe”