Tag Archives: sun

Steering between the setting moon and the rising sun

Monthly I travel to Ann Arbor to visit my mother in an assisted living facility. On this last visit, I took her to get her hair done which includes molding her hair into a virtual sculpture by using enormous amounts of hair spray. We waited … Continue reading

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Red suns at red lights: Gas, Tattoos, and Hardware

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Equinox sunset through the crotch of our silver maple

This is the spring equinox sunset as seen from our back porch through the crotch of our 125+ year old silver maple— our personal Stonehenge. We actually have been marking the apparent sunsets (actually earth turns) for the past year … Continue reading

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Dancing the Hora on Martisor

I have a student who is Romanian. I told her that my mother is Romanian, so we have playfully exchanged a bit of simpatico through the year over our shared nationalities. A couple of days ago, she brought me this note with amulet … Continue reading

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Who are we

After a delicious pancake breakfast at home (including using organic coconut flour—oh yeah!), I worked in my studio, mainly organizing some of the clutter that has accumulated since summer. In a pile of random supplies and stray papers I found … Continue reading

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Wedge of Dawn

A wedge of dawn this morning as I worked my way south to work. Up late preparing for class and grading papers. Up early to get to school before traffic on Lake Shore Drive gets too solid and clogged and … Continue reading

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Nearly every day, I witness the sun rise over Lake Michigan on my way to work. Sometimes it is overcast or raining or snowing, but I know what is happening behind those clouds. As the seasons change, it rises closer … Continue reading

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Sunrise on the lake

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The singular beauty of an earth turn

On this first day of spring break, JB urged us to go to the Botanic Gardens to watch the sunrise (actually earth turn). This isn’t the first time he has encouraged me to connect with nature outside when everyone else … Continue reading

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