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”


INVICTUS Out of the night that covers me,    Black as the Pit from pole to pole,I thank whatever gods may be    For my unconquerable soul. In the fell clutch of circumstance    I have not winced nor cried aloud.Under the bludgeonings of chance    My head is bloody, but unbowed. Beyond this place of wrath and tears    Looms but the horror ofContinue reading “INVICTUS”

Dredging at Sunset

If you read the histories of beach towns along the West Coast of our State of Michigan you will discover that many started as lumber mills on an outlet along the bank of a meandering river/stream/marsh that emptied into Lake Michigan. Among the first things mill owners did was set about dredging channels to createContinue reading “Dredging at Sunset”