Exodus 26:31 “You shall make a veil of blue and purple and scarlet material and fine twisted linen; it shall be made with cherubim, the work of a skillful workman.” I do not mean to make light of the Book for I find the changing tapestries wrought by the setting sun fitting to carry anyContinue reading “EXODUS”


Exuberant adjective 1. effusively and almost uninhibitedly enthusiastic; lavishly abundant: an exuberant welcome for the hero. 2. abounding in vitality; extremely joyful and vigorous. 3. extremely good; overflowing; plentiful: exuberant health. 4. profuse in growth or production; luxuriant; superabundant: exuberant vegetation. And on this 13th day of December I am thankful for the English language and for fellow MuskegonitesContinue reading “Exuberant”

Moon Over St. George

I spend a lot of time exploring lighthouses from decrepit to refurbished. I also am a volunteer keeper and on the board of a regional group that cares for four of our West Michigan lights. Lighthouse Keeping is ridiculously difficult work, from cleaning and upkeep to long days of greeting the public but the rewardsContinue reading “Moon Over St. George”

Mother Nature’s Carnival

It has been an “El Nino” winter and as I post these old photos most of the ice is already off the Great Lakes. The contrast between the warmer ‘El Nino’ winter and a ‘normal’ winter are quite stark.  These are from Valentine’s Day, 2012. They were shot in Grand Haven, Michigan, a very popularContinue reading “Mother Nature’s Carnival”