Author Archives: Kathy

About Kathy

I live in the middle of the woods in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Next to Lake Superior's cold shores. I love to blog.

Ladies of the lake and other Lake Superior sunset photos

Friends, I am leaving again–heading downstate to visit my mom and dad and brothers and families–but still want to show you some sunset photos from an evening in Big Bay along Lake Superior last Friday night during the aforementioned book … Continue reading

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What makes you shine? (the tale of a book tour…)

Hello, dear reader, you with your stories, with hands that create breakfast, lunch and dinner along with many mysteries. I am finally returning from the Giving Motherhood a Voice tour through our fair Upper Peninsula.  The waves of Lake Michigan … Continue reading

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My public radio interview

Perhaps some of you remember that I am headed out on the “Giving Motherhood a Voice” Upper Peninsula book tour later this week. Three of us will be reading our contributions from An Anthology of Babes:  36 Women Give Motherhood a … Continue reading

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When a raptor needs the doctor

I promised Karma some photos from last Friday night when we drove to the Baraga State Park to meet some raptors from the Upper Michigan Raptor Rehabilitation and Wildlife Center. Barry was covering this story for his job at our local … Continue reading

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Oh, you, nature child

Oh, you, nature child, running free upon the earth, peering at frogs and snakes and puppy dog tails and wildflowers…I speak to you. Oh, you, grown-up person, all facts & figures, all planning & obligations, all trying to figure out how … Continue reading

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The lives we didn’t live.

Sometimes I mourn that I’m not living so many other lives. Didn’t you want to be…a sailor on board a ship, sailing the world round, salty and carefree under tropical seas, watching whales dance, whispering to porpoises telling them secrets … Continue reading

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Monday morning eyes

I just signed an email “Monday morning eyes”. One of the best parts of life involve signing emails with creative names, don’t you think?  Of course, one can only play this game with creative souls, best buddies and offspring.  Everyone … Continue reading

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Anticipating the August Upper Peninsula Book Tour!

OK, I can almost hear you wondering. What?  She’s gone and wrote a book and didn’t tell us about it? Rest easy, dear reader.  When and if I write a book you’ll surely know six months in advance! However, I … Continue reading

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Slow down, you’re movin’ too fast, you got to make the morning last…

Sitting in a quiet house this morning sipping hot dark coffee with soy creamer from a deep blue mug.  Not running hither and yon, caught up in the what-must-be-done-next. Excuse me, I will wander out on the deck to give … Continue reading

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“I don’t like that man. I must get to know him better.”

Recently a friend shared this quote from Abraham Lincoln:  “I don’t like that man.  I must get to know him better.” I like that quote. For many years it was my mantra. “I don’t like (fill in the blank)…therefore, I … Continue reading

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