Author Archives: Mary Lynn

About Mary Lynn

Artist, teacher, scientist, mother, musher, archeologist, gardener, mountaineer, joy-monger.

Brad’s Big Bleed

The Journey of Brad’s Big Bleed  2012—from the text message log on my phone 6/25/2012, Monday,  3:43pm.   Text to Holly  “Help….got 911 here….dads…..????? Where are you?” 3:46 “going to ER” It was the first Monday, the first free day, after the end of … Continue reading

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Dad’s Memorial

 Bruce Broker: My Dad My oldest memory of Dad is sitting on his lap in the rocking chair, and he is singing the “Sigma Nu Lullabye”.    Really, it was a fraternity drinking song, but Dad sang it to us when … Continue reading

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Sigma Nu Lullabye

  Below is what my brother, Jeff, and I call the Sigma Nu Lullaby.  It’s not really a lullaby.  It was created by the Sigma Nu Fraternity of Northwestern University, for a musical event.  It is a drinking song, but we called it … Continue reading

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Au Revoir Dad

My Dad passed away December 27, 2014. I’m immeasurably grateful for the time I was able to spend with him, especially this last year, then these last months and weeks. We held a memorial service in Costa Mesa, the town … Continue reading

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Dogsledding season

Over halfway through the Yukon Quest, a 1,000 mile run through Canadian and Alaskan wilderness. Three weeks to the start of the Iditarod, Anchorage to Nome. Dogs dogs dogs, teamwork, amazing landscapes, Aurora Borealis….. I love it all. I’m gathering, … Continue reading

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