Monthly Archives: April 2010

Wild animals in the wild Upper Peninsula

 OK, I’m exaggerating a little.  You won’t see any really wild animals like bear, moose or wolves on this blog.  But you will see wild animals.   Lately, since my adventure in the Chipmunk Kingdom at the end of March, I’ve been … Continue reading

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Listening to a knock-knock-knock on my inner door

Sometimes deep inside a knock comes.  Persistently it knocks.  Steadily it calls.  “Come and answer the door,” it says, “and do not delay.” You walk out, perhaps onto a sandy beach, and listen quietly in the dawn for your inner … Continue reading

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The pussy willow post

It is assuredly spring in the North woods. The snow hath melted–finally.  Even the snow-plowed banks have melted.  Last week’s surprise snowstorm has melted. We are all heaving a sigh a relief–and delight. The pussy willows are blooming everywhere.  Spring is … Continue reading

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My Porcupine Day

Ever had a porcupine day? A day where porcupines appeared everywhere? (Or perhaps you’ve had a squirrel day, or a deer day, or a coyote day.  Perhaps you’ve had a bear day, or a wolf day, or a raccoon day.) … Continue reading

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The secret lives of bloggers

So you think you know about your blogger friends, do you?  You think you know about what makes them tick.  What they like.  What they don’t like.  How they act.  How they don’t act.  We read our blogging buddies day … Continue reading

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How to hang your art in a gallery for the world to see…

Laughing…   The only way I know for would-be artists to “hang your art in a gallery for the world to see” is to live in a small town. Seriously, it’s great to live in a small town.  Since fewer … Continue reading

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If the sky was falling, would you notice?

I sincerely hope I would notice if the sky chose to fall.  Wouldn’t you like to think you’d be aware enough to notice that the sky was falling from the heavens–although I certainly have trouble imagining what that would look … Continue reading

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Anger strikes! (Nature to the rescue…)

I felt angry this afternoon.  Nothing big.  Nothing major.  Someone said something and the swift lightening of rage struck my heart.  For ten minutes.  OK, maybe more.  You know how it is.  You feel misunderstood.  You feel like you couldn’t … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday (let the pictures mostly do the talkin’ today…)

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The rejects blog

 These are my March “rejects” photos.  The ones that didn’t appear in the blog.  The lonely photos, the forgotten photos, the photos not needed.   Today the rejects come forth.  They come forth to vindicate all rejects–all the rejects of the … Continue reading

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