Monthly Archives: January 2012

Get us to the church on time–Nicaraguan style

Hola, dear readers, once again, from San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua. Are you dressed in your wedding finery? It’s time to celebrate–Nicaraguan-style!

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Hola! from San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua

First, I would like to thank Kathy McCullough for so kindly filling in and sharing such a wonderful blog Thursday on Lake Superior Spirit while I was traveling.  Kathy, I really appreciate your wonderful heart and spirit and words so … Continue reading

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We Interrupt your Regularly Scheduled Program to Bring you—another Kathy?

Hi, I’m Kathy (a Kathy, I should say). I may not live on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, but what I lack in geography I hope to make up for in name. As regular readers of “Lake Superior Spirit” know, the Kathy … Continue reading

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Sunrise, Sunset (Florida Style)

“Sunrise, sunset.  Swiftly fly the days. Seedlings turn overnight to sunflowers Blossoming even as we gaze.”

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When you’re a scaredy-cat

OK, I admit to being a scaredy-cat sometimes. Don’t you? You know what scares me? Winter roads.  Icy roads.  Freezing rain.  Slushy driving.  White-outs.  They all scare me so that I shake inside.  My mind stills and knuckles grip the … Continue reading

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Over the rivers and through the woods to Catherine’s house we go

Good morning, dear readers.  Would you like to join me on a visit to a good friend’s house last Thursday? Catherine and I planned to travel to Houghton for lunch, recycling, shopping at the co-op.  But the wind blew sideways … Continue reading

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Keep your eye open for impossibility today.  Miracles surround us…

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Howling screeching winter winds

Good morning! Yawn, stretch, hello computer, hello readers, hello wind… Wind? Yes, indeed.  It’s howling and screaming outside the dark windows, careening between dark trees, scuttling sideways across newly formed ice a quarter-mile away on the Huron Bay.

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I will not wear a bikini and jump in the frozen lake today.

The Informal Schedule of my day in the north woods. 1)  Wake up at 6:20 a.m.  (Actually, I wake up at 5:32 a.m.  5:45 a.m.  6:01 a.m.  You know, think a little bit.  Try not to think a little bit. … Continue reading

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I wish you the very best. Always.

I am thinking about my friends this evening. One friend awaits to discover tomorrow if lymphoma has deepened inside her; how far cancer extends its ever-extending reach. Another friend nurses her parents; one with Parkinson’s Disease, the other with neurological … Continue reading

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