Sunshine and Flowers

Saturday I spent an hour or so wandering around Olbrich Gardens in Madison.  It was a lovely experience being outside, watching the birds, looking at the trees, flowers, and water.  It reminded me how much I enjoy being in nature. Sunday Vicki grilled out.  I was supposed to be editing but I went on the deck … Continue reading Sunshine and Flowers

Look Up… Look OUT!

Yesterday I came out of work and noticed (not for the first time) how most of the people walking around the campus were walking and staring at their phones.  Here it was a beautiful day - nice temps, green grass, and so on.  Lots of things to enjoy but all these people were doing was … Continue reading Look Up… Look OUT!

A Fresh New Day

My husband is a morning person.  This is wonderful in that by 10 am in the morning he accomplishes more than most people all day.  However, as a night person it means I'm often woken earlier than I want to be.  This was the case today. Now that I'm up though, I'm noticing the beautiful … Continue reading A Fresh New Day

Moments in Nature

Since the late 90s, I've been jotting poems down in all sorts of places and at all sorts of times.  Some of these have been published (see my credits page and my poetry page).  Poetry for me is something I get in a flash.  It is a word or phrase that sticks in my head … Continue reading Moments in Nature