Reflections of WeWán…

Quiet Winter Moments

Patience is not only a virtue, it is the basis of wisdom.

In this world of instant everything we have clearly forgotten that patience is an essential tenet.  Our Mide’ teaching from our youth inculcated the skills of observation in nature… to patiently observe, then delve deeper into what first appeared on the surface. First we saw the color and shape, then the leaf itself, peering deeper […]


“The cat…. He Just… Broke!”

It was the summer of 1984 and I was with my dear high school friend Rolf and his mom Inga Maj in the little Swedish town of Dals-Ed. He had been an exchange student at Hawken and we met when I was a sophomore. He went back to Sweden the following year but we kept […]


One Heartbeat Away

Happy Beginnings I’m quite certain she knew there would eventually be heartache in the decision to marry a man 20 years her senior. But the love was deep… strong… undeniable. He was so handsome, so very full of life. One of those men that everyone wanted to be near – men and women, children and […]


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