Hello, everyone…It’s been a long time since I last wrote here. Retirement is now behind me, and I am beginning a wonderful adventure – I will spend this winter, this new year, on my beloved Madeline Island. I’ve been busy getting my little house ready for the long, tough winter out here in the middle of Lake Superior. It will be a season of reading, writing, and settling into the presence of this stunning lake, this world of the north. I will be held within the warmth of the island community and my precious friends near and far. I’m wondering how all this will shape me and my understandings of these stunning journeys of ours and of our lives in these difficult and challenging times. After all: what in the world is going on??? I hope you will join me!