Heddal Stavekirke is Norway’s largest Stave Church. It was built in the 12th/13th century. This church is an even more intriguing place once one hears the legend of its origin. The story goes that five farmers from Heddal named Raud Rygi, Stebbe Strånd, Kjeik Sem, Grut Grene, and Vrang Stivi decided to join forces and… Read More

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~~ In the Quiet Hours ~~

…. In the quiet of the evening I look back over the years Remembering all the glories, and the tears Laying all the memories of soul and heart Bare to the glaring light of the moonshadow. ………………………………………………………. ………………………..

Memories on a Quiet Evening

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ There’s naught that I might write My mind is elswhere tonight, Walking a white sand beach Savoring a memory I reach Breathing the sweet salt air Enjoying the times I was there That wonderful time is gone But in my heart will linger on That moment now has passed away * Tomorrow I’ll face a brand… Read More Memories on a Quiet Evening

~ Solitude ~

++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ ***************************** Tonight I am alone…, not lonely, but just alone.  Sometimes it just feels good to sit in the half light of room with the soft glow of embers and a low flame in the fireplace and listen.  Listen to my thoughts and examine my feelings about them.  Listen to my heart and try to understand what… Read More ~ Solitude ~