A Lesson for the Season: Do All the Good You Can

Chas Lyons
3 min readDec 23, 2021

Elizabeth Buzzelli, an author who lives in Northern Michigan, was driving in a thick fog one morning when she came upon a motionless loon in the middle of the opposite lane.

She drove past the loon — that alluring bird that everyone who vacations across the northern U.S. loves to listen to in the twilight. She had places to go and people to see.

But, alas, she turned around, hoping to return before another vehicle came along in the fog and drove over the bird. She writes:

Chas Lyons

Chas Lyons is a retired CEO and publisher of newspapers. He lives in Rhode Island where he enjoys writing, family, and escaping to a log cabin in Maine.