Monthly Archives: July 2012

Little swim, anyone?

OK, who’s hot? Let’s all go to the beach! Or a nearby pool?

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What’s next

Yesterday the dentist cemented my permanent crown, covering that oh-so-wayward broken tooth. Later this afternoon our daughter and boyfriend  board silver jet and wing to New York City leaving us with sweet memories. Yesterday they wheelbarrowed firewood into our wood … Continue reading

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Presence

Do you sometimes practice Presence? Listening to birds sing in trees, feeling sandals on gravel, seeing shades of green thimbleberry leaves. When thoughts arise, watching them. Sometimes, if a thought snags you like a thistle burr, you label it “thought” … Continue reading

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Accepting our dork factor

Here’s the scoop, kids. Some of us may not want to hear this, but… we’re all dorks. Every last one of us. We all have a dork factor. OK, my dork factor may be stronger or wilder than your dork … Continue reading

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Yet another poofadillo

We’re having another poofadillo right now. You know about poofadillos, don’t you? It’s when unexpected thunderstorms bear down. Poofadillos come from nowhere. One minute it’s sunny; the next minute rain and wind. I coined the term “poofadillo” last spring. “What’s … Continue reading

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What a blast!

What a bloggy blast this week! It’s been so fun–so very much fun–attempting to limit posts to 200 words.  It’s the greatest game!

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Conflict

How do we humans get along? How do we understand one another? We’re coming from 1,383,357,295 perspectives! None look at life the same. You look at life through your viewpoint, and I look at life through mine. How do we … Continue reading

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Skunk in the full moon

1:13 a.m. I hear you rustling in the woods. Who are you? It’s so hot. So full moon hot. Sweat drips, soaks sheets, midsummer’s sauna. Run cool bath water and recline. Ahhh, feel better, don’t you? Who’s rustling beneath the … Continue reading

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Midsummer dance invitation

Summer vibrates in electric hues here in the North Woods.  Of course you know why. In winter, Old Man White holds us hostage in snow and ice and freezing temperatures.  Old Man surrounds us in black and white, only black … Continue reading

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Polite tease after cleaning the refrigerator

My July goal:  post photos. Write accompanying story in 200 words or less. Grin, laugh, chortle, hiccup or sniff at your comments, but do not respond. That is a biggie, my reader, as I always respond to comments, like it’s … Continue reading

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