Monthly Archives: May 2010

Beyond individual flags…blessing the world on Memorial Day

   On Memorial Day, I give thanks for this life.  For this particular country in which I find myself, its flag flying gently in the late May breezes.   I give thanks to freedom.  To the freedom to express ourselves.  What … Continue reading

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Quiet hush of buzzing bees and blooming wildflowers on Memorial Day weekend

Quiet warm Sunday in the North Woods.  Flowers blooming everywhere.  Birds chattering endlessly in the woods.  It feels like we live in a jungle.  I wouldn’t be surprised to see a monkey swinging from tree to tree–that’s how noisy it … Continue reading

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How ’bout a 1600 mile hike around Lake Superior?

  Some of you may remember the blog I wrote on March 26th about a couple from Minnesota with a passion for nature and adventure.  If you don’t recall the exact details please click here.  You will be delighted to … Continue reading

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The spill BP doesn’t have to clean up

 Yep, it’s the annual pollen spill here in Lake Superior country.    Instead of an oil spill gushing up from beneath the sea, we have pollen gently blowing down in the lake from our blossoming trees.    The edges of the lake turn … Continue reading

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Our daughter and the Escaped Mental Patient from Bellevue

   First, let’s get things straight.  (Not necessarily in a straight-jacket.)     This story may or may not be true.  Especially the part about the Escaped Mental Patient from Bellevue Hospital.  All the rest is definitively and deliciously true.     I am repeating it to … Continue reading

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Simply stones

  Last week Suzi of Laundry Line Divine suggested we play.  She suggested we play Food Labels.  And thus we did at 12:30  last Wednesday afternoon.  We got wild and creative with stuff in our pantry.  It was a challenge to … Continue reading

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What’s this blog about anyway? Take two.

During the latest excitement here on Lake Spirit lots and lots of visitors paused by the “About” section of this blog.  They wanted to know:  What’s this blog about anyway?   Since I couldn’t remember what I’d written hastily back on January … Continue reading

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