Category Archives: People Folk

Not just Volcanoes: The light of the soul throws sparks.

Not just volcanoes: The light of the soul throws sparks. There is a secret to creating beautiful memories with family and friends. We remember the days with friends and family that healed our hearts and fueled our inner fire. And we want more….(It’s about more than cake. ūüôā The secret to creating and repeating those […]

As you like it – Connection to Laura Goodman Salverson

As you like it – Connection to Laura Goodman Salverson ‚ÄúAnd this our life exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brook, sermons in stones, and good in everything‚ÄĚ. –¬†¬† ¬†Shakespeare, ‚ÄėAs You Like It‚Äô Act 2 Scene 1 Forest of Arden¬† ¬† My full story about my connection to […]

Delicious Apples Are Coming

The waiting is almost over. You know the feeling. What is your cultural craving? What are you greatly anticipating this year? ¬† The granddaughter of a dear friend shared a touching story at the memorial celebration for her Amma about her memory of waiting for a treat of deliciousness. She recalled looking forward to the […]

Mother’s Day Story: What do Margrets and Vinarterta have in common?

Mother’s Day Story: What do Margrets and Vinarterta have in common? Who can deny that Mothers, Margr√©ts, Margarets, Maggas, Icelandic coffee made with a bag, and V√≠narterta, have not added significantly to our way of life? On this Mother’s Day, I’m remembering an experience leading an amazing group of women who came together to support […]

BE Easter – Be the love. Be the hope. Be together.

BE Easter – Be the love. Be the hope. Be together. Be more than chocolate and bunnies. Be a reminder of how much love and connection really count in our relationships and in the quality of our lives. It’s a traditional time for us to be with family and friends in celebration, appreciation and to […]

A Real Viking Warrior has Powerfully Awoken

A Real Viking Warrior has Powerfully Awoken. The Real Valkyrie. If you‚Äôre like me you‚Äôve imagined being her. ‚ĶOr Viking Queen, from time to time. This new book is a must-read: ‚ÄėThe Real Valkyrie: The Hidden History of Viking Warrior Women.‚Äô In this compelling novel, Nancy Marie Brown makes Valkyries and shield-maids real through her […]

Afi. He was a Fisherman

Afi. He was a Fisherman on Lake Winnipeg. When I think of Afi, I think of catfish, cribbage, children, and Christmas. Afi was all about focusing on priorities. When he faced a pandemic, I suspect that he did what he had always done. He would listen, make decisions, and take action to care for his […]

In Remembrance : Letter to Einar 1918

In Remembrance: Letter to Einar 1918 is to Einar J√≥hannsson Stadfeld from his brother Hallgr√≠mur J√≥hannsson (Gr√≠mur) Stadfeld. It was in Halifax, Nova Scotia on September 22, 1918 during WW1 that these young men prepared for war, trained, competed in sports (those boys from the Riverton area were fast runners), dreamt and thought about home….. […]

Some people buy lots of shoes

Life is a bit tricky and messy right now. In this uncertain time you‚Äôll find me where? ‚ĶIn the kitchen, of course. How about you? Some people buy lots of shoes. I buy fresh fruit and vegetables…… Experiencing and working with what nature provides is my passion. Striving and thriving on massive amounts of three-dimensional […]

Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day! Let’s celebrate all the amazing women out there who are doing so many things effectively, with generosity and caring everyday in this uncommon time! What do Margr√©ts and V√≠narterta have in common? I had a remarkable experience leading an amazing group of women who came together to support a friend by making […]

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