My 1st (Annual) Personal Wilderness Retreat

personal retreat

This was my wilderness “office” for a week: Now that our three kids are more or less independent (our youngest almost has his driver’s license), I wanted to try a solo wilderness retreat this summer. Since we’ve been blessed with a lease site at a small private campground on the Gunflint Trail (far northern Minnesota) … Read more

The Importance of Being Ernest

being earnest

I’ve never read or seen Oscar Wilde’s play, The Importance of Being Ernest, but saw the 2002 film with Colin Firth, Reese Witherspoon and Judi Dench. If Wikipedia is any indication, the movie followed the storyline of the play quite well. It’s a silly story about deception. We know “earnest” means sincere. And the irony … Read more