Monthly Archives: June 2010

Taking back the world one card at a time

Let’s take back the world one card at a time!  When and why did we ever start buying store-bought cards anyway?  How come we’re still spending between $3 and $10 for a factory-produced card penned by some fancy writer who … Continue reading

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I am a tax collector and…sinner?

Some of you know the dirty truth.  I’m not as innocent as you think.  Oh no.  Not at all.  Don’t be fooled by all this bloggin’ tomfoolery. I am really a politician.  A representative of local government.  A–yes, here goes–tax … Continue reading

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The boy who lost his pants on Main Street & other stories from a U.P. weekend

 You guys are all waiting impatiently to see the picture of the teenage boy standing at the four corners in L’Anse after having–how do we put this politely?–dropped his pants, aren’t you?   I am sorry to say you will see … Continue reading

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The end of a long June day…

Soft, quiet, sleepy June evening. Sitting in the lull of evening after an active day of running here, there and everywhere.  I have a funny story  to tell you, but no energy to tell it yet. Birds chirp their night-songs as … Continue reading

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this blog plays hide ‘n seek. want to play?

(pssst!  pssst!  you guys want to know what happened?  this blog has decided to play hide ‘n seek.  no kidding!  it’s gone & hid itself somewhere in the cyberworld hoping you’ll play. here’s what you do.  close your eyes and … Continue reading

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Random and not-so-random acts of kindness. Pass them on!

One of the best things in life is free. Doesn’t cost a penny. Yet it continues to give and give and give. What, you ask, is this mysterious gift? You know. The gift of kindness. Some kindness is wild and … Continue reading

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Desperation in the woods

I have been a little sad all day. Here is what happened last night. It was raining in the forest. Wet, wild raindrops beat down from the sky. I looked out the window–at the clearing behind the garage–and saw a … Continue reading

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