Looking around town

“Nature” is not far away from us in the city. In these pictures from our yard and from a walk downtown, nature is hard to avoid.

Pollenator at work.

Queen Anne meets Susan.

I’m not sure what this is

Cardinal Flower

Madison’s iconic smoke stacks from another view.

Coneflower

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“Darkness” – a Lenten woodcarving

This carving is based on the statement in the Gospel of Mark, “…and darkness was over the land until the ninth hour…”

This is for an exhibition at Christ Presbyterian Church for the Lent season.

I wanted too reflect from my environment. The scene is based on a view from Lake Monona in Madison, WI.

There will be a second piece for the Easter exhibition that follows.

Away from Home


We look for hints in this world of the life to come: love, life, beautiful and glory. Christ saw this the other way. He found reminders of his home: love, life beauty and glory. Among the trees, the Tree of Life and among the hills, a stream of living water

(Genesis 2:8-20, Proverbs 3:13-18, Revelation 22:1-2)