Tag Archives: spirit of place

Fall 2014 Equinox Newsletter

Seasonal Notes from the Cedar Tree Institute Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula is a place of rugged, tragic beauty. Forests and rock-cliffed shorelines point north, like some oversized finger, into the vast expanse of Lake Superior. Once a site for thriving copper … Continue reading

Register now for 2014 Spirit of Place Kayak Retreat

Two spots open. 2014 Spirit of Place Kayak Retreat is approaching soon, with participants traveling from New Hampshire, New York, Florida, & Georgia. Confirm your participation with us by registering online. You can now register online. Each year, the Cedar … Continue reading

Fall 2013 Equinox Newsletter

Seasonal Notes from the Cedar Tree Institute I’m sitting at a table in the Falling Rock Café, an old wood-framed bookstore a block or two from a harbor in a sleepy mill town 40 miles east of Marquette. Townsfolk, university … Continue reading

Spring 2013 Equinox Newsletter

Seasonal Notes from the Cedar Tree Institute One blustery, overcast winter afternoon I sat with a retired Roman Catholic Bishop in his modest, comfortable, wood-paneled office. We talked about traditions of recognizing and blessing saints, acknowledging individuals who once lived … Continue reading

Register now for 2013 Spirit of Place Kayak Retreat

ATTENTION As of April 15, our 10 person limit for this 2013 Spirit of Place Kayak Retreat has been reached and registration is now closed. Check back soon for information about next year’s Spirit of Place Kayak retreat and for … Continue reading

Spring 2012 Equinox Newsletter

Seasonal Notes from the Cedar Tree Institute Recently a group of us visited the Hannahville Indian Reservation. We were planning an upcoming native plants restoration project when our host made a passing casual remark about the community’s upcoming Bear Feast. … Continue reading

Register now for 2012 Spirit of Place Kayak Retreat

ATTENTION As of April 18, our 10 person limit for the 2012 Spirit of Place Kayak Retreat has been reached and registration is now closed. Check back soon for information about next year’s Spirit of Place Kayak retreat and for … Continue reading