Category Archives: Awe and Wonder

Trout

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

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It Begins

               

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Washing of the Feet

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

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Gethsemane

The night that changed the world.

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Spring

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

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My Barking Dog

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

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Memory

“The most powerful image of memory is the tree.” John O’Donohue, Anam Cara

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You Gotta Have a Friend in Jesus

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

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Be Still

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Welcome to 2017

2017 marks the seventh year of The Vitruvian Man website (tVM blog). As human beings, we have but one choice in life:  to make the world a better place.  There are no other options as we journey – or more … Continue reading

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