Monthly Archives: May 2011

Get your Hometown History assignment in before the Rapture, please.

OK, photography and history buffs, get on the mark!  You’re being challenged by Scott Thomas over at Views Infinitum with Assignment 13:  Hometown History.  (Click on the link to see what it’s all about.  Hint:  assignment due next Wednesday, May … Continue reading

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Hummingbird status

Just wanted to tell you first thing this morning.  Hummingbirds have been spotted in both Michigan’s Upper and Lower Peninsulas.  My mom put up the feeder down in Yale on Friday.  She offered a “signficant” prize for the person who … Continue reading

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Blossoms of family

How often do we pause to reflect that our family can be as precious as a blooming tree? How often do we remember to give thanks for the blossoms of our family, the precious blooms of our connection? It’s good … Continue reading

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Holy Adventure, Batman!

Sorry, kids.  Shades of childhood memories. (The Batman reference, that is.) Want to guess why? Because I’ve hopped in the car and driven almost 550 miles to my hometown of Yale, Michigan, to surprise my parents!  That’s why. For about … Continue reading

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Two moose sightings in one week

Lori has all the luck!  Not only did she and her husband, Bill, spot wolf pups along one of our Upper Peninsula roads last summer, last weekend they drove by a moose.  And not only one drive-by sighting, mind you.  They spotted … Continue reading

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Studies in birch on Mother’s Day

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At what moment do buds turn into leaves?

Hello again, dear reader!  (Tonight I feel like blogging.  Smile…  I hope you feel like reading.) This week I’ve been surprised to discover that Spring hath arrived–almost unnoticed.  How could this be?  In the last couple of years I have … Continue reading

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New blogging resolution #45832

New blogging resolution, #45832: Lately, I haven’t felt like blah-blah-blahgging as much as usual.  (Get it?  Blahgging?  Blogging?) However, there is an inner voice which has started to beat up the non-blahgger.   It goes like this:  “You have to blog all … Continue reading

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We’re home!

That’s all I have to say today, dear friends. We’re safe & sound back in the Upper Peninsula.  Attended a party celebrating my 90-year-old friend’s birthday this afternoon. Napped twice already.  It’s good to be back home!  Isn’t it always … Continue reading

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