Monthly Archives: February 2012

PSSST!!!! Regular Blog Readers!!! Guess what’s happening?

Dear Regular, Faithful, Loving Blog Readers, Pssst…it’s Kathy here. We’re experience a slight tremor here in Lake Superior Spirit blog land.  It’s not a major earthquake, but the ground is shaking. You want to know what’s happening? Do you remember that … Continue reading

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I’ve returned to Nicaragua!

I’ve returned to Nicaragua in my mind, that is… Two weeks ago we sipped our watermelon juice and slowly chewed our white pineapple at breakfast overlooking the Pacific Ocean at the Pelican Eyes Resort in San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua, Central … Continue reading

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Back by popular demand–Do Beavers Hibernate and Other Important Questions

Dear Lake Superior Spirit readers,  I know you’ve been wondering.  You’ve been asking yourself for days–weeks, even–“Do beavers hibernate?”  Since I have answered this question before on my firstborn WordPress blog, Opening the Door, Walking Outside, and it’s been Googled … Continue reading

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Snow shadows for breakfast

Snow shadows make very nutritious breakfasts. They dance with Vitamin D, which we northerners need in winter due to  lack of adequate sunlight. They are filled with flickering protein and trace minerals such as zinc and magnesium. The calcium in … Continue reading

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Don’t sign your blogging contract when you’re sleeping.

I can’t imagine not blogging almost every day, can you? OK, that’s an outright lie. I can imagine not blogging almost every day. It almost feels luxurious.  It feels wide-open, limitless, free.  It feels like you’d have time to create … Continue reading

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Time for a Heikki Lunta snow dance?

So you want some snow at your house? You desire more of the thick white sparkling beautiful snow adorning your evergreens and freshening your winter blues? We Yoopers (residents of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula or the “U.P.”) know how to get … Continue reading

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How would you like to live on an ice rink?

Haven’t you always wanted to live on an ice rink? You haven’t? Would you like to try it–just for a day or so? If your answer is an unequivocal “yes”, please move to the North  Woods.  Preferably on some country … Continue reading

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I dreamed of pink hummingbirds in snow

I awoke this morning after dreaming of pink hummingbirds in snow outside our deck window–dozens upon dozens of them flitting in tropical beauty against our windowpane.  The snow fell softly between their swiftly beating wings. The impossibility of it took … Continue reading

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And then the banana said…

And then the banana said: Don’t be sad! It’s a brand new week with brand new adventures.  Peel on outa here and enjoy your Monday! And then the banana said: Knock, knock, who’s there? Banana. Banana, who? Knock, knock, who’s … Continue reading

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Sad

Today I feel achingly sad. Has this happened to you? You travel to a tropical location, wrestling yourself from mid-winter’s fierce snowing grip. You sip umbrella pina coladas in a pool which looks like it swims effortlessly into the Pacific … Continue reading

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