Tag Archives: winter

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

Snowy window synchronicity

The oddest thing just happened! I sat upon the couch, meditating, not thinking about much of anything.  My gaze settled on our windows.  Quietly peered through the windows, noticing how they act as frames for nature. A house filled with … Continue reading

Posted in January 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 43 Comments

Just another Polar Vortex in Michigan’s UP

Good chilly blanket-wrapped morning! I hope you’re keeping warm, readers. Let’s pour a cup of coffee–or would you like tea?–or hot cocoa?–and chat for a spell. So many everyday conversations begin and end with weather these days. Our thermometer shivers … Continue reading

Posted in January 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 35 Comments

Is it a blizzard, Mr. Wizard?

1.  It’s the damnedest coldest winter I can remember in many years–and we’re only three days into 2014. 2.  The Christmas lights still shine in our Little House in the Big Woods–but I’m taking them down on Sunday.  You can … Continue reading

Posted in January 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , | 35 Comments

Chestnuts roasting on an open fire, crab apple jelly, and red Georgia clay

New Year’s Day, 2014. I eat toast slathered with translucent red crab apple jelly that glistens like a stained glass window through its home in a tiny mason jar.  It’s a Christmas gift from a daughter who found it in … Continue reading

Posted in January 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 85 Comments

Apple snow

Posted in December 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , | 25 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