Monthly Archives: September 2017

The Peace of Wild Things

When despair for the world grows in me and I wake in the night at the least sound in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be, I go and lie down where the wood drake rests … Continue reading

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From the Netherlands to the Badlands

What do a drug store in the middle of nowhere, the Badlands and The Netherlands have in common? It took me traveling to all three to see the common thread. You’ll have to muddle through this blog for the answer! … Continue reading

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Ode to “Gezellig”

The Dutch have a word — gezellig–which doesn’t have an English equivalent. It’s pronounced, for those brave enough to try, heh-SELL-ick.(Yes, even nice Dutch words like gezellig sound like you’re about to puke.) The word captures the essence of the … Continue reading

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A Peek at the Dutch Masters

Enjoying a couple of days in Amsterdam with my Meggie before heading home and leaving her to fashion a new life in this old city for the next couple of years. This afternoon we made our way to the Rijksmuseum … Continue reading

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