Monthly Archives: October 2011

Yin/Yang and in pajamas ’til noon

Good Tuesday morning to everyone from our Little House in the Big Woods, one-quarter mile from the lapping waves of Lake Superior.  The autumn colorful show ends quietly; a few green and yellow and red leaves still flap on branches, … Continue reading

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Hands up for oatmeal, please.

Good morning, dear readers. Please come quietly in the front door–no knocking needed–you’re all invited.  You can sit on the living room floor, if you like, or at  the kitchen table or, OK, I’ll move over and we can share … Continue reading

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Lady in the moon

Who says there’s a “man” in the moon? I think there’s a woman hiding out in her shadows, playing with the branches softly veiling her face. The moon is definitely female.  She waxes; she wanes.  She changes with cycles.  She … Continue reading

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Freshly Pressed-less

How many of you bloggers are “Freshly Pressed-less” today?   Show of hands, please!   How many of you are secretly weeping into your blogs?  How many of you are patting yourself consolingly on your blogging backs, assuring yourself that … Continue reading

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You know the worst of us; you know the best

After a while, you know your blogger. You know the worst of us; you know the best. You know where we ramble; you know where we write our best. You know where we tell our truths; you know where we–yes, … Continue reading

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Ducks, doctors, geese & gravestones

Yesterday (or was it the day before? Or the day before?  We’ve spent three days in a row in Marquette and we have no idea what day it is any more) we paused by the cemetery between doctor appointments for … Continue reading

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So you’ve always wanted a heart catheterization?

OK, I’m just jokin’.  You’ve never wanted a heart catheterization, have you? We never have, either.  Not Barry.  Not me. Yet, today, we found ourselves in the Marquette General Hospital Heart Institute for Barry’s first heart catheterization. They weren’t looking … Continue reading

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The joke my 90-year old friend shared

OK, readers, be forewarned. I do not tell jokes well. Hence, I rarely tell jokes at all. However, I just returned from coffee and sinful snacks with my 90-year old friend.  Her name is Anita. She likes to tell jokes. … Continue reading

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Psychedelic lake art and dreams of driftwood~~

**Thank you for pausing to look at some of the paintings and photos and other artistic expressions the lake daily creates.  The lake wants to remind all of us humans that art exists everywhere.  We need only open our blue … Continue reading

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Great Buddhist Nannies and long white rabbit ears

Don’t you love Gmail? It offers such pertinent advertising suggestions above your email inbox. Eavesdropping in on some of my recent emails–which, I’m sure, involved meditation–something I try to do daily–it decided that I needed a “Great Buddhist Nanny.” A Great … Continue reading

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