Category Archives: Awe and Wonder
Fifty years ago, I fished for trout in Bash Bish Brook on Mount Washington, Massachusetts with my brother. Those were good days. The few times I went salmon fishing in the Russian River when I lived in Alaska in the … Continue reading
As I view the pictures of Pope Francis washing prisoners’ feet yesterday, I am reminded of a passage from Jesuit James Martin’s masterpiece Jesus, A Pilgrimage … “… I never fail to think how different Christian churches would be if … Continue reading
The night that changed the world.
Today is the first day of our third season in River Falls, Wisconsin. As a child of the Berkshires, I love four seasons, and Spring is Mrs. tVM’s favorite season. As temperatures moderate and swing from 50 to 20 and … Continue reading
Mrs. tVM and I are more than pleased with our recent – and final – relocation. I have no intentions of leaving this wonderful community of River Falls, Wisconsin. Although my final will and testament state that my ashes will … Continue reading
“The most powerful image of memory is the tree.” John O’Donohue, Anam Cara
When I die and they lay me to rest Gonna go to the place that’s the best When I lay me down to die Goin’ up to the spirit in the sky Goin’ up to the spirit in the sky … Continue reading