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Pie in the Sky

Whitewater Valley 
Cemetery Trail

Whitewater Valley Archeological Trail

Creation of the Whitewater Valley Culinary Arts College with campuses throughout the Valley.

Valley educators teaching about covered bridges engineering and history.

A group with a Valley-wide scope and mission that actually practices collaboration.

A hiking trail system along the entire length of the Whitewater Valley on the Indiana side.

Whitewater Valley Hostel Association

Pocket Park system along creeks on property now publicly owned by townships or municipalities.

Little Detroit Museum in Connersville

Whitewater Valley Covered Bridge Trail

Cedar Grove Bridge Park

A designated bike trail with lots of loops throughout the Whitewater Valley.
The back way from Laurel to Haspin Acres

    Valley Pride

    According to a hydrography map, the watersheds of the Great Miami River include Preble, Butler Hamilton counties in Ohio and Wayne, Fayette, Union, Franklin and parts of Ripley and Dearborn counties in Indiana. 

    This means our Whitewater River is seen as merely a tributary of the Miami River, but we know it is what makes the Miami Great.

(Check http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:MiamiRivers_watershed.png if you don’t believe me.)

Wilbur Wright,
One famous Whitewater Valley man

Second call for hostels

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   We had a few esponses to our Facebook question which wasn't posed as a question but a request. The request was to read thoughtfully and perhaps for the second time Hustling for Hostels. It's in Issue 66 which you can access by scrolling down a bit in the column to the right.

    The point is, creating a Whitewater Valley Hostel Association is a good idea. It should be done through an organization with a scope large enough to encompass all counties in the Valley.

    Wonder who that could be?

Early September 
Photo Essay:

Glidewell Mound 
and beach path


    Traveling through the gate of Mounds SRA and past the turnoff to the camping area, Mounds Beach Road slithers down to the beach beside large shoulders of mown grass on either side.  

    The lawn sometimes sports picnic tables in cozy spots like under the green eaves of a small blue spruce grove. 

    An estuary formed by one of the fingers of the lake is the temporary home of a flock of migrating or formerly migrating Canada Geese. 

    They converge on the strip of sand that begins to grow into the ample beach at the Mounds SRA. We assume the beach sand has been augmented by several hundred truckloads of store-bought sand. 

    Sunbathers have the beach almost to themselves on a Friday afternoon in early September. The air still has all the force of summer though in a week’s time nightly temperatures would drop into the 40s and the air become tinged with the clarity of imminent change—the coming of winter. 

    The only active boats in the vicinity are two jet skies patrolling close to shore near the beach before taking off around Glidewell Point. The Glidewell Mound overlooks this ancient river bed now filled with surplus water. 

    A thin path between the waving grasses heads to a strip of natural beach which itself winds around a corner and heads around a lagoon still spiked by the trees that were drowned when the lake was created. 

    If you follow the gravel shore around the lagoon you could reach the Fairfield trail connecting by foot the Fairfield Causeway to Mounds Beach Road just at the point where the Glidewell Trail begins. 


    The Glidewell Trail is not part of the Adena Trace Hiking Trail system. Both Fairfield Trail and Templeton Trail are. They meet just before Fairfield Trail hits the road. Templeton then carries on another two miles before again connecting, this time with the happily named .7 mile Wildlife Wander. 

    Glidewell Trail begins as a two lane wooded path before it offers a short loop of only two miles. Its possible maybe even logical to assume, even with what we know about assumptions, the longer four mile route was created for Dr. George W. Hosmer’s wagon to carry his team to the mound.

     “This is the most renowned mound in the county,” according to Frank M. Setzler who reported in ‘The Archaeology of the Whitewater Valley’ that when Dr. George W. Hosmer partially excavated the Glidewell Mound it was 15 feet high and 60 feet in diameter. The slump of soil that is today’s mound is the merest shadow of this mound in its glory.

    While he first visited the mound in 1871, in June of 1879 Dr. Hosmer began the excavations; he published his “Remains on White Water River” beginning on page 732 of the Smithsonian Annual Report for 1882. 

Cast of Insane With Power

Left to right cast: Brittany Renate Harmon, Brad Waterman, Christina Lozano, 

Chris Lone, Ian Kinder, Carla Beard??

Editor's note: A word about last week, errors occurred in the uploading phase of putting this website together which we didn't find out about until Saturday. Result, we missed last week's issue.


Early theatre season start

    There’s an explosion of stuff on the Whitewater Valley Guide calendar this weekend. Imagine Performing Arts, the Connersville start-up that has recently given us an open mike night at Brian’s Bookstore, interesting art projects and an traveling road show, now offers “their upcoming fall production ‘Insane with Power’ by Scott Haan.”

    The name fits the characters to a T. They are “a unique group of quirky inmates (of a mental hospital) who imagine themselves to be crime fighting superheroes.” When a big city reporter shows up to research modern health care facilities the comedy takes on “heroic proportions!”


Local music scene

    If you’re in or around Oxford on Thursday, compose yourself at O’Pub around eight and listen to The Hotsie Totsies. They are a duo composed of Laurie Neyer and Lisa Biales who promise, with no compromise, ‘great harmonies and beautiful, feel good music.’

    O’Pub is at 10 W. Park Place in the Uptown Parks area. 

In two places at once

    Richmond Civic Theatre is doubly busy this week. At the Murray on East Main they are presenting ‘Goodnight Moon’. Stage One Production tells us, “Adapted from Margaret Wise Brown’s beloved classic, with charming songs and delightful characters, this musical will enchant both the young and young-at-heart.”

    Then simultaneously RCT will be combusting ‘The Perilous Passing of Prodence Proudwell’ at Wayne County Historical Museum. Here we are asked to “enjoy an old-fashioned melodrama as performed by the wonderful volunteers at Richmond Civic Theatre. This year's production is ‘The Perilous Passing of Prudence Proudwell ~or~ A Gold Mine in the Hand is Worth Two in the Bush’.”

    Both shows begin at 7:30 Saturday evening, and again at 2 pm Sunday. We are fairly sure they are not timed to end simultaneously.


Gospel Walk-of-Famer feted

    But Richmond is rich with more than charming theatre because this is Richmond Music Festival weekend. The Starr-Gennett Foundation tells us the Richmond Music Festival will be in the Historic Depot District and Wayne County Veterans Memorial Park this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

    “The festival features music written and inspired by legendary gospel artist Thomas A. Dorsey, also known as Georgia Tom Dorsey, a 2007 Walk of Fame inductee. Dorsey recorded blues for the Gennett label from 1923 to 1930. After that, and following the tragic death of his wife and unborn child, Dorsey turned exclusively to gospel music, writing hundreds of songs.”


Muddy memories made 

    Mud’s on the agenda this week. On Saturday you are invited to take on Mud Stash at Perfect North Slopes, north of Lawrenceburg. On Sunday, earlier risers will run Morgan’s Mud Gauntlet at Morgan’s Canoe Adventure.

    Morgan’s is squeezed between Franklin County Park and the spot where the West Fork of the Whitewater meets the East Fork, a place that is historically significant in Indiana Indian lore.

    We always love to fill in clues about Tecumseh’s presence here in the Whitewater Valley. According to published sources the Indian leader spent at least one but possibly two growing seasons in what we now call Brookville.

    Where that village was exactly is an out-standing mystery. When Whitewater Canal Trail, Inc. set up Tecumseh Landing as a parklet in Brookville and built a replica of a Shawnee council house, we thought their claim to fame questionable. But now we read, “The Morgan property is on the National Historic Register as a landmark because it was the home of famous Shawnee Chieftain, Tecumseh, in 1780's.”

    The Morgan property is on the other side of the river from Tecumseh Landing, give or take a thousand feet. Since Morgan has 180 acres “of the most challenging and diverse landscape in Southeastern Indiana,” what’s a thousand linear feet to an Indian village?

    The problem with Morgan’s date for Tecumseh’s village, 1780s, is that Tecumseh was born in 1768, remembered by Shawnee as the year the Panther crossed the sky. He would have been 12 in 1780 and lived with his original village until after the Battle of Fallen Timbers (1794) when the northwest alliance of Indians was finally broken.

    In 1795 the Treaty of Greenville (Ohio) was signed and Ohio was forcibly abandoned by the remaining Shawnee. Historians say the Indians who followed Tecumseh from Ohio set up a village near Brookville around 1797 which makes more sense historically.

But there’s no saying that a more youthful Tecumseh might have spent a summer growing season in the fertile and transportation rich lands where the two forks meet.

    This gives Morgan’s Mud Gauntlet an added audience. If there is such a thing as a mud gauntlet archeologist this would be the place to find him and/or her, mucking around with their chins in the moist soil hoping to uncover a late period Woodland point or two.


Farmers Markets

    The Food Growers Association keeps together by having monthly potlucks. In August the FGA potluck was at the Great Crescent Brewery in Aurora. Today it’s at Alpine Berry Farm at 26185 Pocket Road in the Franklin County side of greater Batesville.

    There is a tour of the garden, berry patch and wildlife habitat at 6:30. The potluck begins at 7 and it’s BYOD & SS (bring your own dish and serving spoon).

    The amazing thing about this FGA potluck is the hosts Kathy and Ted Cooley are expecting, not a baby but a harvest of pecans, and not just any harvest of pecans but the first in 30 years. They say Lao Tzu gestated for over 60 years, so if long gestations and wisdom go together, this first harvest of pecans will be a wise one.

    And to the Alpiners we say, ‘May your pecans be piquant and plentiful.’

    If you are a pickyerselfer, call their berry hot line at 812 934-6677.

    According to their website, as of August 27 they were still picking blueberries at Alpine Berry Farm, ‘they’ being ‘you’ if you’re a self picking person. It was $2 per pound with “self help directions on counter at barn.”

    And today (aka Tuesday) they are hosting a meet and eat at their restored century old barn, and will we assume bring something from their garden which may or may not contain blueberries.  

    We are told, “Virge, a native of France, always brings such an amazing contribution to our potlucks with her knowledge of simple and extraordinary French cuisine.”


    Farmers Market sponsored by Oxford Farmers Market.




Main Street Brookville last Thursday:
Tom Cooney, Mick Wilz and Terry Duffy serve up pizza samples from the first firing 
in Mick's new rolling wood-fired brick oven.


This week and next

    First of all, it’s September. Hooray! or Hurrah! — depending on your point of view.

    Next it’s the first Saturday of September. So . . . .

    St. Marys, Indiana, near the middle of the Whitewater Valley, has a little tavern not surprisingly called St. Mary’s Tavern and they have live entertainment on the first Saturday of every month.

    We went there a few months ago, heard The Beatniks and had a ball. This Saturday we understand it’s ‘just kinda the house band’ playing. In the past this has included at least one player from the Lemon Pipers who had the dual million selling ‘Green Tambourine’ in 1967. The Lemon Pipers were an Oxford rock/blues/folk band, which was turned into a bubble gum group by record producers and thereby dissolved into rock history or oblivion whichever lasts longer.

    We understand, at least two of the Lemon Pipers were from Franklin County where we believe rare sightings of the elusive bird are still reported, especially around Pipe Creek and, as we said, St. Marys.

    With that as prelude, let us be the first to hip you to the eighth annual ‘Customer Appreciation Day/Barn Dance at St. Mary’s Tavern, next Saturday, September 12th.

    Dave Smith of the Tavern tells us, “We are excited to have our friends from down south flying in once again to set the tone with some good old Southern-style rock and roll. In addition, what I believe to be one of the best bands around ‘Automation’ is joining the venue this year.

    The catering is by Mike Moeller and Chris Stange, and, “We welcome Tom Ertel and the Ertel Winery back to share their great product.”

    In truth he adds, “More Vignoles for me!”


Learn music for free

    The Metamora Music Festival, always on the Labor Day weekend but never on Monday, is more than musical performances. It’s also workshops and hands-on music making.

    On Saturday morning at 11 o’clock, for instance, Dean Phelps will be teaching otherwise naked thumb pickers about thumbpick guitar. Festival originator Jim Wendel is teaching harmonica at 11 am. At the same time Holly Garrett is teaching fiddle (no need to byo fiddle) and someone else beginning dulcimer lessons. 

    What else might you learn? Since the next slurry of workshops are at one, how about where the best place to eat in Metamora is. For ice cream it’s Grannies on the corner of the canal and Columbia Street, for candy it’s Mr. Fudge’s Confectionery on the other side of the canal near the little stable for big horses.

    For sandwiches it’s Smelly Gourmet hands down. It’s on the south side of the canal in the Banes House. For barbecue ribs Scooties is the spot. It’s next to Mr. Fudge. For something new, try The Farmhouse where the old Thorpe House was on Clayborn Street.

    After lunch, the instrumentally challenged have many options to rectify this dire and crippling malaise, including at 1 pm on the dot, Jason Fickel teaching blues bottleneck slide guitar. At two you can transition to banjo taught by John Bultman, or mandolin by John Bowyer or, our favorite, bones by Miriam Stenson.

    Slipping into the world of Esoteria, not that bones aren’t esoteric, we have Ruth Slates teaching bowed psaltery at 3 pm. We understand a little bowed psaltery is just the remedy for mid-life crisis. When taken with Celtic mandolin and hammered dulcimer you have what can only be called a miracle cure. Rick Garret teaches the dulcimer and David Bagdade the Celtic mandolin, all at three o’clock.

    To check out the two-day schedule, click here.



French-Swiss immersion weekend

    Last year we alerted you to the Rural Heritage Tour which re-visits early life, music and trades of the French-Swiss settlers in the south facing hillside communities just north of the Ohio near Vevay.

    We believe south facing hills were important because these settlers knew how to grow grapes. We believe grapes were important because they yield wine. We believe wine is important because it yields truth and spreads love ever so temporarily.

    It was only last weekend you had the opportunity to turn you feet purple by joining the stomp at the Swiss Wine Festival. Not this weekend, but next weekend we are invited to immerse our whole selves into the culture of the people for whom the Wine Fest is named.

    There are three stops on the tour, le Musee de Venoge, the Thiebaud Farmstead, and Stonehouse Creations. Musee de Venoge at 165 SR 129 is one of the few remaining examples of French colonial architecture once common in Switzerland County in the early 1800s.

    The Thiebaud Farmstead at 5147 East SR 56 is an 1850’s Greek Revival home and will be the center of family activities this weekend. Stonehouse Creations is located at 1134 East State Road 56, east of Lamb. Besides a tour of their garden, mums and other fall décor will be available for purchase.

    Period music at the Musee will be provided by Sara & Maynard Johnson and Michael Thompson. At the Thiebaud Farmstead, the group West of Dublin will be performing. ‘Forget-me-not’ Cottage Dancers will be visiting both sites on Saturday, providing appropriate dance for the two time periods. Visitor participation is welcome.

    At le Musee,a French-Swiss weaver will be demonstrating the complete linen making process from flax to cloth. Learn about early 19th century lighting methods. Culinary treats include cider making, hearthside cheese making, and food preparation in an outdoor bake oven.

    At the Thiebaud Farmstead they’ll be busy with daily tasks and enjoyments, including hearth cooking, quilting, spinning, sewing and laundry.

    Admission is free, donations appreciated. You may start the tour on Saturday or Sunday, September 12 or 13, at any of the locations. A map will then be provided to guide you to the other sites. For further information visit www.switzcomuseums.org or www.venoge.org or call 812-427-3560 or 812-593-5726.

    This awakening us to the richness of this local historical culture is a slow evolving process. We only hope it results in a greater understanding of the importance of grapes to our regional French-Swiss heritage, and better still the slow filling of our south facing hillsides with grape vines who live into the next century when their harvesters will call us history and reenact us in costume probably by doing Le Twist.


Farmers Markets

    We learn odd things by buying tomatoes. We who live in the basin of the Whitewater River couldn’t get our tomatoes to grow because of the heavy rains. But now we hear from two different hilltop garden growers that they have a bumper crop this year. Must be the drainage. Hillsides run off, basins collect.

    So basin people in need of produce need to get to their nearest farmers market.

There will be baskets of tomatoes, bushels of peaches, forests of broccoli and an overflowing cornucopia of delights at Oxford Farmers Market this Saturday.

    Do I hear you say, ‘But I’ve got a hankering for goat cheese.’ To which I reply, I know where to find it. At the ArtistryFarm booth. Pick up some of Debra’s real thing home made artisan bread, too. A loaf of her focaccia in the middle of the table and anything you surround it with becomes gourmet, well, almost.


Braggin’ rights

    “Just wanted to let you know I enjoy your publication! I believe you hit the right people/market and always include an interest my wife and I have!”

    Dave Smith

    St. Mary’s Tavern

    St. Marys, In


An identified flying object soars over southern Wayne County. It's a promotion for a film, believe it or not, flying over corn fields and forests in search of filmgoers, presumably.


Another September song

    People have been saying since June, ‘I can’t believe it. Summer’s almost over already.’

This week I believe it.

    The other day we got caught up in the madness that is Oxford when the new students start to arrive and came away with a distinct craving for college football. But larger than that, next week is September. Because we are prone to pray that September go slowly, we are happy to report that we, the people, have found a new way to extend it.

    With the help of the public schools coming into session so early, we can imagine all the rest of August a sort of pseudo-September, especially when those bonus days of the month we love the most top out at 80 degrees and drop into the low 60s at night.

    This year we expect September to extend the other way, too, into October, the tenth month of the year whose name says it’s the eighth.

    Since we’re in this weather reporting mode, we might as well add that this is going to be a milder winter than the past few. The reason is we haven’t had those summer spells like the past few years when old man winter’s nasty cold zephyr came swooping out of the north regularly.

    Our goal here is to extend September to at least two months and this year it seems we’re on the right track.


Fleet feet for Shakespeare meet

    You have to act quickly when you’re in a play, and in this case, to see the play you have to act quickly. Seven p.m. Tuesday evening the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company will be presenting ‘Romeo and Juliet’ presumably on the Uptown Parks stage where the Oxford Summer Music Festival is held.

    This might be the last time this summer when you’ll have a chance to don your Montague coat or your Capulet cap, depending on which side you’re on. So get thee to the pre-performance Art Festival where you’ll find people from local art organizations likewise dressed for this Shakespearean themed activity.

    The Art Festival begins at 6, the play at 7. You are asked to bring a picnic and a lawn chair and we advise any other items which might enhance your pre-September evening.


Wine stompers ball

    Vevay may be a little out of the way for folks in Preble County, Ohio, but then the feeling is mutual. Folks from one should be happy to visit activities in the other, especially when there’s a good reason.

    The covered bridge festival held in Eaton and environs two years back was a good reason for Vevayers to sashay to Eaton. And this week the Swiss Wine Festival provides a good reason for traffic to head the other way, that is south and west on the Ohio River Scenic Byway a relatively short way to Vevay.

    The Swiss Wine Festival is ‘where the good times flow!’ Get it? Flow, as in wine pouring. The opening ceremonies are at 6:30 on Thursday evening and the next few hours are devoted to teen pageants. No Where Bound will be performing classic rock from 8 to 10 pm.

    On Friday the Chicago Boyz Acrobatics start the program at 5:30 with activities going on until 1:30 in the morning. The bands on Friday are the Skallywags, Parmalee and Remember Me Monday.

    Also at 7:30 the Grape Stomp Competition begins and we believe this is what sets this wine festival apart. At other wine festivals you want to wear your best white linen and sample you whites and reds with your pinky finger in the air or near it, but here you better wear your grape stomping duds if you really want to sample the Swiss Wine Festival essence.

    The grape stomp competition continues on Saturday and Sunday when at 4 pm we expect the best stomper to be announced.  Activities continue all day Saturday and conclude with a fireworks show at 10:20 or so. Sunday the festival opens and 10:30 and concludes around 5.


Outdoor and indoor music

    Walhill Farm is throwing an art and music extravaganza this weekend. It’s called ‘Bacon, Blues & Brew’. The bacon will be provided by Walhill Farms in the form of ‘fantastic food’. The blues will be provided by Luke Winslow King, Devon Allman, Ana Popovic, The Defibulators, and HoneyHoney. The brew is by local breweries and since Samuel Adams is a prime sponsor you’d expect some of their many lines.

    The outdoor stage and artist booths are free, though the artists named above will be inside The Barn where admission will be charged. You are invited to come, browse, listen and munch though the munchin’ might cost you. VIP ticket holders will enjoy a lavish Sunday brunch. Other activities take place on Friday and Saturday.

    ‘Bacon, Blues & Brew’ is billed as ‘a festival inspired by the roots of American music and the beauty of handmade art.” The festival runs from Friday through Sunday at the 106 acre working farm on Six Pine Ranch Road in Batesville.



Metamora landmark receives rare national designation

    It’s no secret the Duck Creek Aqueduct on the Whitewater Canal in Metamora is something special, but just how special is growing by leaps and bounds. The first leap was in 1973 when it was listed along with the Metamora Grist Mill on the National Register of Historic Places. The second was in 1992 when it was designated as a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark.

    The third happened recently when Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell and National Park Service Director Johnathan B. Jarvis announced it was named a National Historic Landmark along with eight other national sites. There are more than 96,251 historic sites listed on the National Register of Historic Places, but only 2,544 National Historic Landmarks, making this latest designation a rare honor.

    In making the announcement Secretary Jewell said, “By designating these new national landmarks we ensure that America's history of innovation, vision and diversity are celebrated today and for future generations. . . . These new national historic landmarks can educate and inspire Americans with their country’s rich history, as well as drive tourism and boost local economies.”

    A plaque beside the structure says, “The Duck Creek Aqueduct was originally built in 1843 to convey the canal over Duck Creek 16 feet below. Flood waters in 1847 destroyed the aqueduct, which was soon replaced by the present 70-foot, Burr arch truss structure.”

    The Burr arch of the Duck Creek Aqueduct is not a true Burr arch, according to Metamora historian Paul Baudendistel. He said a true Burr arch would link into the rock abutments. But after the 1847 flood the original arch was replaced with what is called a modified Burr arch which only goes to the floor of the structure not all the way to the abutments.

    There was some question among local authorities about how this designation came about. Jay Dishman, the Metamora site manager for Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites, was not aware of any actions by his department to that end. He said the long process of paperwork may have begun when the Department of Natural Resources was in charge of the site.

    But an email from Indiana historic bridge expert Dr. James Cooper cleared up the mystery. He passed along an email from Christopher H. Marston, Architect & Project Leader of the National Park Service’s American Engineering Record. In it Mr. Marston writes, “This achievement represents a twelve-year effort by the Historic American Engineering Record as part of the Federal Highway Administration's National Historic Covered Bridge Preservation Program.”

    Gail Ginther of Historic Metamora said, Mr. Marston “led the team that was here doing the intensive survey of the aqueduct a few years ago.”

    The National Park Service nomination declares, “Duck Creek Aqueduct is the only surviving covered wood aqueduct in the United States.” Whether there was another such structure had been an outstanding question in Metamora until this authoritative declaration.


I wonder if a wandering choir

could serve as a balm

for the souls of the sensitive Catholic worshippers

in places like St. Marys and Cedar Grove

who’ve lost the holy connection

between their church and the Catholic God.


Oh almighty Archdiocese of Indianapolese,

you sever yourself as you sever our churches

from your Holy body.

We see your wrath upon the Batesville Deanery

27 churches ordered away.

We are all smaller, weaker

in the face of the inevitability you wield,

handcrafting as you have

our severance from the Holy Papal Order,

turning those same churches,

breathing with the stones of bygone loved ones

in the cemetery beyond, cold and shuttered.


A blanket of emptiness covers

the former portal to the Catholic God.

Other Gods may remain

but they are and always have been

invisible to the parishioners.


I wonder if a chorale of voices

sung in intergenerational joy

could resonate so deep to sooth the sores

made by the proverbial sword

of that servant of the Lord,

that beaner of the Batesville Deanery,

that gleaner of no things frivolous,

that purser of the purse strings of the Catholic gods,

The Archdiocese of Indianapolese.


Gary August Schlueter

June 7, 2014

One Sparrow


Rolling Thunder awoke the morning sky

above the graying clouds rumbled

not yet vanquished by his all night vigil

Spattering raindrops tumbled as they fell

trembling between the weight of gravity

and the calling of the Thunder Being above.


Anon somewhere east of here

a Sun content to simply light overcast

arose to the calling of a single sparrow

Intrepid, indomitable, feathers soaked through

yet dreading not the rumbling above

to the rising in the east the slathered sparrow sung.


Lonely was his song for his fellows remained silent

on this morning when the voice of the west was nigh

When the all night rain dampened the zeal

of even the bravest heart

one who knew not what his betters decreed by their silence

One solo sparrow, one foolish fellow

raised his voice in a glee club of one

to the morning ritual of the rising sun.


One Sparrow’s mission –

To gather the clan,

to unite the tribe,

to re-grow the forest.




Gary Schlueter


May 14, 2009



Grandfather Smoke