Tag Archives: Michigan

Almost Memorial Day weekend walking Marquette’s Lower Harbor

I so enjoyed a three-mile walk along Marquette’s Lower Harbor on Wednesday. ‘Twas another foggy day with chunks of ice melting in Lake Superior. Snapped fifty pictures of the ore dock, harbor, fish house, lighthouse, fisherfolk, marina, you name it. Am … Continue reading

Posted in May 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , | 31 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

Breakfast with wolf hunters

Yesterday morning we ate breakfast with a group of wolf hunters. I shan’t tell you who they are. Michigan sports a new law:  it’s game now to hunt wolves in the Upper Peninsula.  Cost?  $100 for residents.  $500 for non-residents. … Continue reading

Posted in November 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , | 29 Comments

Dare-devil cliff jumper or rock-squatter sipping tea?

Last weekend, as many of you might recall, was the Weekend of the Susies. On Sunday, blogging buddy Suzi Banks Baum, from Laundry Line Divine, and I met in person (for the first time) and proceeded to dine at the … Continue reading

Posted in October 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 34 Comments

This wild & precious moment

The kids have departed.  They now play with their kitty cats on opposite ends of the country. Your blogger is still remembering the last week.  Her son departed for San Diego early last week; her daughter still remained until yesterday.

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

Home

I just enjoyed a lovely week in downstate Michigan with my parents. This is the childhood home where my two brothers and I grew up in Yale, Michigan.  Yale lies about twenty-one miles from blue Lake Huron with its freighters … Continue reading

Posted in May 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 91 Comments

Escape

This week’s photo challenge at WordPress is:  Escape. Just wanted to let you know.  We’ve finally busted out of winter here in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula after almost seven months. We’ve successfully escaped. We can only hope someone hid the keys … Continue reading

Posted in May 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 38 Comments

April madness

The long winter continues. Another eight inches of snow yesterday morning, give or take three inches.  (It could have been eleven inches.  We’ve ceased measuring in late April.) I am really OK with it.  No need to offer condolences.  We … Continue reading

Posted in April 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 33 Comments

The light of an ordinary trip through pea soup fog to Marquette

Here we are in Marquette, a town 78 miles from our Little House in the Big Woods.  It’s the Big City, kids.  It even has a Starbucks!  How I love the city–just as much as the woods… Barry has to … Continue reading

Posted in April 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 22 Comments

Waking up to five inches of snow…

This post is for our children who are far, far away.  May you enjoy the walk around your childhood home. This post is for you southerners who dream of snowflakes but rarely see them. This post is for you northerners … Continue reading

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