Author Archives: lindaruggeri

About lindaruggeri

California native, raised in Argentina, lived in Southern Italy, a brief year in Canada and three nature filled years in Wisconsin. My specialties include observing and experiencing the "everyday", constantly questioning what to make of this life, reflecting on the paths chosen, the mistakes, the wise choices, the choices I'm avoiding. Wondering if the roads less traveled are really fulfilling (and if there are any roads less traveled left to explore).

Visiting Mom – Part 1

I debated long and hard whether or not to post the following account, but I wanted to put this out there and see where it lands. It is based on my personal experience, and how I saw and perceived those … Continue reading

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That Log in the Path

Nature some times can symbolize so much more if we just sit still and pay attention. Continue reading

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These amazing colors were on display last week at the botanical gardens in Palos Verdes. Looking at that space (located within the Rose garden) I felt the only thing missing was me, my Argentine mate and a May Sarton book. … Continue reading

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Nostalgia on the Fox River

A personal memory that just silently screams Nostalgia. Although it looks like a Fall photo, I took this one in the Spring of 2015, a week or so after the last frost had melted.  I often get told here in … Continue reading

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Winter’s Hope

A short poem on living in Wisconsin during the Winter. Continue reading

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You Said Wait

Today I revisited a poem I wrote for a college poetry class, with Professor Gail Wronsky back in 1998. It had been a while since I had explored the theme of nature/love/abandonment. After revising some terms, I feel it flows … Continue reading

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The Birds and I – observations on an April morning

The morning was going to be a mellow one. It was nice to have a morning off (I’d been longing for one), not having to rush through breakfast, makeup and deciding what to wear. Before the husband left at daybreak, … Continue reading

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