Monthly Archives: February 2010

Swooshing on skis along Lake Superior

  Forget what I said recently about preferring snowshoeing to cross-country skiing. Yesterday completely busted my previous opinion. “You’re making such a liar out of me,” I told Nancy as we skied along on flat, flat ground, our skis swooshing … Continue reading

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Kissed by a Pit Bull

Oh, the lessons life teaches us!  One after another, the lessons arrive and teach us. This morning, Life kissed me on the cheek. And dissolved yet another pre-conceived idea, another pre-conceived prejudice.  Here’s what happened: I sat on my friend Jan’s … Continue reading

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The kindness of friends, family & blog-readers makes me cry…

I am amazed that so much kindness exists in the world.  So much giving.  So much opening the hands and heart…so much outpouring of love and friendship and joy into a world that sometimes seems too cruel, too violent, too … Continue reading

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High in the sky above Lake Superior…checking out the ice

No, I did not go up in an airplane.  No, these are not my photos. These aerial photographs come to you courtesy of  Barry’s fishing buddy, Mike.  Mike owns a small two-seater plane and he headed up into the friendly … Continue reading

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The weirdest idea for a blog photo yet

It’s always exciting to find out.  Will we go up the road on our walk…or down the road?  When we decide to take a walk here in the Northwoods without snowshoes or skis in February, we have two choices.  Up the road … Continue reading

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Where blue herons nest…

You won’t see any blue herons in these photos.  The Great Blue Heron is wintering in Central and South America, basking in some heat, wading in mangrove swamps, nibbling shrimp and crabs. However, each spring the majestic birds wing their … Continue reading

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GOOD MORNING, UPPER PENINSULA!!

  Good morning, Blog Readers!  OK, maybe it is afternoon.  Maybe it’s evening.  Maybe it’s midnight when you’re reading this.  Never you mind.  We are just going to pretend it’s morning here in the Upper Peninsula. Welcome to my world. This morning … Continue reading

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