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Why Trout?

October 16, 2020
Embers from the Fire A weekly blog by Deacon Dan Wagnitz for the Quad-Parish Community   Why Trout? – 10/16/2020             I recently retired and I knew exactly how I wanted to start this next stage of my life.  I

Late Bloomers

October 9, 2020
Embers from the Fire A weekly blog by Deacon Dan Wagnitz for the Quad-Parish Community Late Bloomers             The fields and roadsides these days are dotted with the late bloomers.  As the green grasses of summer have dried brown and

Work

October 2, 2020
Embers from the Fire A weekly blog by Deacon Dan Wagnitz for the Quad Parish Community Work – 10/2/2020 It’s hard to start a reflection intended for a parish website with a four-letter word. You might even say risky. But

Little Flights, Quiet Flights

September 25, 2020
Embers from the Fire A weekly blog by Deacon Dan Wagnitz for the Quad Parish Community Little Flights, Quiet Flights – 9/25/2020 The last two weeks the big flights, the loud flights have been gathering – building in size and

Free Flowers

September 18, 2020
Embers from the Fire A weekly blog by Deacon Dan Wagnitz for the Quad Parish Community Free Flowers – 9/18/2020 My mother loved flowers in the yard. She loved them enough to work at it. I remember as a teenager

Embers From the Fire

September 11, 2020
Embers from the Fire A weekly blog by Deacon Dan Wagnitz for the Quad Parish Community Embers from the Fire – 9/11/2020 Some good friends bought a nice cozy cottage up in Vilas County and they invited Michelle and I

Sometimes We Are Wrong

September 5, 2020
Embers from the Fire A weekly blog by Deacon Dan Wagnitz for the Quad Parish Community Sometimes We Are Wrong – 8/28/2020 “The sadness discernible in some marshes arises perhaps in their once having harbored cranes. Now they stand humbled,

Blackberries & Brook Trout

August 28, 2020
Embers from the Fire A weekly blog by Deacon Dan Wagnitz for the Quad Parish Community Blackberries & Brook Trout – 8/28/2020 A dust snake coiled up behind the pickup truck and stones kicked up by the tires clunked the

Consider Thistle Flowers

August 21, 2020
Embers from the Fire A weekly blog by Deacon Dan Wagnitz for the Quad Parish Community Consider Thistle Flowers – 8/21/2020 People tend to give up. We give up on things. We give up on each other. We call it

E.K. 1929

August 14, 2020
Embers from the Fire A weekly blog by Deacon Dan Wagnitz for the Quad Parish Community E.K. 1929 – 8/14/2020 My day job is the Safe Environment Coordinator for the Diocese of Green Bay. My office is in the Chancery