Coming Back Around

“Life and Times” was the title I used for a weekly column in the Little Falls Transcript at age 19. That feels like several lifetimes ago, now. To me, the words relate to the days, events, and activities that make up life. And, the defining circumstances in which we find ourselves–our communities and world–the times. So, I am coming back around to…

The Arts and Respite, Resilience

I am working in my Minnesota home, looking at snow sparkling in the sunshine, waiting for the temperature to rise above 0°. It will, after a cold snap that kept me indoors for days. COVID out there has played its part, too, but there is a feeling that it is easing, and this spring and summer may show something of a return…