Wisconsin Thanksgiving: Grateful to be with my mom, say thanks to my 7th-grade teacher, Mr. Armbrecht, and return to my teenaged haunts: a lighthouse, and Lake Michigan.
Is it sacrilegious to take a selfie in church? Caught in an Advent song moment; and anyway we knew the words by heart. My mom and I are in our family’s Lutheran church of more than 40 years.
Thanksgiving: what better time to thank my 7th-grade teacher, Mr. Robert Armbrecht, who encouraged me to think, see, and believe beyond my small world of what I thought possible in life. To him I am forever grateful.
The first lighthouse I saw in my young life: Wind Point Lighthouse, on the shores of Lake Michigan.
Fall edges into winter on the Wisconsin shores of Lake Michigan. This was a “secret place” I’d bike to and write in my journal, sitting on the rocks looking out… and beyond…