Monthly Archives: June 2012

Would you like to sleep in a tepee?

Yesterday  in Wal-Mart, near the pickles, I nearly tripped over a Native American elder driving a cart.  Years ago, he led sweat lodges in our area in which I participated.  We prayed together, many of us in the dark tarped … Continue reading

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Who teaches these frogs to do yoga?

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Desperate teeth

Today Ms. Susan (my good buddy, blog reader and commenter extraordinaire) who lives across the bay agreed to meet me for lunch at the Hilltop Restaurant. Even though I am mostly vegan, we decided to split a reuben and munch … Continue reading

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Numbers run screaming from the page and other peaceful stories

As Mr. Rogers always peacefully sang, “It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood.” One of those perfect summer days.  The sun shines, reflecting golden hues against the electric green of the forest leaves.  Birds chatter, expressing their delight with beaks … Continue reading

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Ready, set, reactivate Facebook

Saturday, unexpectedly, the typing fingers did something truly amazing. They reactivated my Facebook account after a six-month deactivation. I am still attempting to reconcile with the errant digits. As some of you might remember, this blogger has been sometimes Facebook-challenged. … Continue reading

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A bedroom full of trees and other ordinary musings

1.  It’s nice to be able to post blogs “whenever I feel it” after a two month experiment with once-a-week blogging.  It truly was a lovely experience.  So much time and space opened up for reflection, for walking in spring … Continue reading

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Magical blessing of the butterflies

Today is my last post about beautiful Mackinac Island, located between Michigan’s Lower and Upper Peninsulas. I surely enjoyed a delightful visit there on my way back home to L’Anse in the Upper Peninsula a week or two ago. Today … Continue reading

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Please hop up in the horse-drawn carriage. Let’s tour Mackinac Island!

Ladies and gentlefolk, thank you for coming to Mackinac Island! Please step up on the carriage, careful now, there you go, have a seat. Let’s start our tour, shall we? First, let me introduce you to the horses pulling this … Continue reading

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Bloggers are Real People, too (Meet Ms. Heather and Ms. Bree)

Years ago, in my early blogging days (OK, maybe four years ago) a friend snipped that on-line friends aren’t truly “real”. Would you be offended to hear that? I was crushed.  I KNEW my blogging friends were real.  So you … Continue reading

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Camptown ladies (and Papa) sing this song, do da, do da

Years upon years ago, when our two children were wee sprites, their grandpa, Papa, bounced them on his knee and sang: Camptown ladies sing this song, do da, do da. Camptown ladies sing this song all the live long day. … Continue reading

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