November 14: Lake Michigan

Today I called my childhood best friend, per weekend tradition, and took a drive. The lake is accessible from where I live, and no matter the time of year, it’s breathtaking. Photos never quite capture it. Lake Michigan was seafoam green. The strip of cornflower blue sky visible on the horizon, beneath the low hanging…

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November 6: Nature Walks

Today I had an unexpected tromp through the woods. Four young deer pranced across the trickling brook. Down the path and past the log cabin, a pond dazzled with sunlight, the same light that illuminated the fields of tall grass. I witnessed the biggest smile at the sight of two cows further over at the…

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November 4: Thursdays

I am thankful for Thursdays. This quarter my grad class has taken place on Wednesday evenings. The pressure of the work week typically leads up to that moment and then dissipates. Thus, after work on Thursdays, I feel as if I can take an evening to relax. Most of my week is spent running from…

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Baptism of rain on an autumn Sunday

“Remember your baptism.”

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