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Lake Writer

A journalist trying to trade her hard-news writing style for something more creative. Hard slogging.

WPC: Salad Satisfaction

I love to cook, but I take special satisfaction in putting together luscious salads.  Anytime.  For any occasion. Or just to please my hunger. This post is for the Word Press Weekly Photo Challenge – Satisfaction. This one is an orzo base with

Zip Line

Fever pummels as carabiners clack, and humming cables sway magnificent in buried branches low and far below. Danger is not dropping to the ground in lieu of gliding down. Fear is the menace here, freezing synapses, stopping impulses that guide the limbs, impeding gravity that slides the body […]

Flower of the Day: Monet’s Garden

Monet’s Garden in Giverny, France had been on my bucket list for decades. I finally visited last fall and reveled in blooms  bursting with color even as trees dropped their leaves and hay withered in the fields. This is one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever been.