Walking in Times of Stress

This past weekend George and I went walking at our favorite local woods, Lake Maria State Park. We’ve been walking at Lake Maria on a regular basis since last spring, when we “discovered” it for the first time in years. It became our balm, our…

An Autumn Weekend Walk

I have just a moment this weekend before it gets all busy on me. Not exactly an inward weekend, is it? But that’s okay, because my weekdays generally give me lots of time at home by myself. And besides that, ‘turning inward’ doesn’t mean 24/7….

A Sense of Wonder, A Sense of Joy

This morning it’s snowing (again) in Minnesota. It’s about 30 degrees Farenheit and a cold wind is blowing. I went for a walk anyway. On my route I passed an elementary school just as a group of children were coming out of the building. Shouts…