Tag Archives: blogging

My challenges with wood splitter motors and social media

Here is what I am not posting on Facebook:  Our wood splitter motor, RIP, died yesterday.  For five years he thwacked hearty logs in halves and quarters.  We’ll miss him dearly.  He spewed oil and gas fumes upon us as … Continue reading

Posted in July 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , | 70 Comments

Fierce Desire to Blog again

This is the third day that I’ve woken up with a Fierce Desire to Blog again. Each day I watch this desire arise.  It’s not retreating.  It’s gaining momentum.  It’s like a tsunami bearing down on the shore of this … Continue reading

Posted in May 2014 | Tagged , , , , , | 42 Comments

Blessings to all

Yesterday, unexpectedly, several online friends sent notes, emails, Facebook messages. “Where are you?  When are you coming back to blogging?  We miss you.  Are you surviving the winter?” My heart lurched in appreciation for friends who reappeared out of the … Continue reading

Posted in March 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , | 92 Comments

Blank check & best friends

The title which begs to be used is:  Blank checks are a girl’s best friend. However, that would be totally misleading. (Not that I’ve hesitated misleading you before…big grin…) I have two stories to tell you this deliciously melting 42 … Continue reading

Posted in February 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 65 Comments

Solely for entertainment purposes.

We awoke to another eight, ten, twelve inches of snow.  Who knows without a ruler? I offered to warm up and brush off Barry’s car before he left for work.  (He does the same for me many days.) It’s zero … Continue reading

Posted in January 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 66 Comments

What do you do on another snow day?

1.  First of all, relax.  You don’t have to DO anything on another snow day.  The Universe gives you permission to relax and lie on the couch all day–in your pajamas–if you so desire.  Breathe in, breathe out.  Simply BE. … Continue reading

Posted in January 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 68 Comments

The secrets we don’t tell

Snow continues to fly here in the north woods.  You think snow drifts downward, don’t you?  You think snow drops from clouds to earth.  Sounds logical, right? I’ve learned that snow, in actuality, flies every-which-way.  It’s most intriguing when it … Continue reading

Posted in December 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , | 71 Comments

I want to twinkle today.

“Do not try to save the whole world or do anything grandiose. Instead, create a clearing in the dense forest of your life and wait there patiently until the song that is your life falls into your own cupped hands … Continue reading

Posted in December 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 30 Comments

Hitchhiker, near accident & birdseed

1.  It’s 4:30 p.m. and the sun arches its back into the horizon, preparing to depart from this earthly realm until tomorrow morning. 2.  We picked up a hitchhiker yesterday on our way up to Houghton.   A young 20-ish … Continue reading

Posted in December 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , | 69 Comments

On the first day of Christmas…

I am perhaps moving this blog in a different direction for awhile, my dear loyal readers.  Today I wrote three blogs and tossed two of them away.  Even though they were both engaging, they felt cumbersome. I shan’t tell you … Continue reading

Posted in December 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 75 Comments