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Everything that slows us down and forces patience

Everything that slows us down and forces patience

“Everything that slows us down and forces patience, everything that sets us back into the slow circles of nature, is a help. Gardening is an instrument of grace.” – May Sarton Last year I moved from Florida to Bonney Lake, south of Seattle. May Sarton’s quote reminds...

Little Places with Big Names

Little Places with Big Names

Photo by: Andy Witchger, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons On our usual commute to our daughter's house, we pass a street sign marked Ravensdale. Dave casually mentioned...

What’s up with all the coffee huts?

What’s up with all the coffee huts?

Development on a micro scale grabbed my attention months ago when I began to notice little coffee huts in parking lots beside Hwy 410 and 169. The other day, I counted...

Ichetucknee: Spiritual Awakening

Ichetucknee: Spiritual Awakening

My baptism in Florida’s healing waters happened one late July afternoon when I was traveling with a fellow teacher to interview a paleontologist. I owe my...

Save Florida’s natural walls

Save Florida’s natural walls

When the Sierra Club advertised a bird-watching kayak tour to Shell Key, Dave and I signed up. True confession: We’ve lived in Pinellas County for 40 years and I’ve...

Kyle Pierson

Kyle Pierson

Florida writer living in
the Pacific Northwest