Gratitude Practice: How to Start Expressing Gratitude

Gratitude Practice: How to Start Expressing Gratitude

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!  Tis the season for having a Daily Gratitude Practice and giving thanks.  After all, how many of us had this conversation during Thanksgiving dinner last week: What are you thankful for? “What are you thankful for” is the usual question...
Wading in Cold Spring Waters of Lake Gitche Gumee

Wading in Cold Spring Waters of Lake Gitche Gumee

This week I waded in the cold and cleansing waters of Lake Gitche Gumee.  While I didn’t go swimming in this Great Lake, I did wade in the shallows as the waves rolled in.  Let me tell you, Lake Gitche Gumee is cold as hell, but it was worth every minute of it! For...
Restarting and New Beginnings in 2021

Restarting and New Beginnings in 2021

Welcome to a long awaited News from Around the Bend where we are talking about Restarting and New Beginnings this week!  It is timely, I think., because a lot is lining up in our Small Scale Lives with this theme. This week I was standing on the top of a bluff and...
The Struggle is Real; Find Your Lighthouse

The Struggle is Real; Find Your Lighthouse

Life is hard and the struggle is real; you need to find your Lighthouse to move through foggy and dangerous seas that seem to be closing in all around us.  There are clear sea lanes and safe ports ahead, but sometimes we need to find that Lighthouse to get through to...