Life Experiences

New Faces, New Friends

August 1, 2017

I am pretty sure I stole that title from somewhere: maybe a school reader. It has that annoying, alliterative ring to it. Ah, well. After an enjoyable launch day in my home community, I set out for Berne, Indiana, to kick off a two-week book tour and to sell books. From Berne I traveled to Pittsburgh, where I enjoyed new sights, beautiful old buildings, and …

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Segue

July 18, 2017

Segue: to make a transition without interruption from one activity, topic, scene, or part to another (Merriam Webster online dictionary) I learned this word only within the last couple of years. From the beginning, I loved it. What other word describes transition with such finesse? I segue from Deer Lake, Ontario, to Sheldon, Wisconsin. I segue from wiggly brown bodies: …to wiggly white ones. From …

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Moose Hunt

July 11, 2017

An unsuccessful fishing trip turned moose hunt when someone spotted three moose over near the shore. Our laughter and talking stilled immediately and, following whispered directions, we traded places in the boat and gave Bruce the spot in the front, where he crouched, gun ready. Johnny sped up, heading straight toward the moose, which everyone had seen by now but me. There were three of …

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