Monthly Archives: March 2013

Give a wave as you fly to Tokyo or Hong Kong, will you?

Good morning, friends and family.  Coming to you live from a very chilly morning here in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.  It’s four degrees (-16 C) and I just donned socks and a hooded sweatshirt over these jammies in order to type … Continue reading

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“Flat Stanley, do you want to go ice fishing on Lake Superior?”

Last week I opened the mailbox to discover a long white envelope with a return address from Connecticut. It was from an Internet friend, Susan, whose fourth grade students are learning about watersheds and how they can positively impact our … Continue reading

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What you don’t know about me

Still pondering what isn’t spoken, what isn’t shared on our blogs and with casual acquaintances. What don’t I share here? What words aren’t uttered and why? I spend most days deeply contemplating spiritual questions. Looking at things deeper and deeper … Continue reading

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Learning how to be friends

Elisa and Nicole got me thinking about friendship today. About the work of deepening into friendship.  The time it takes to really know another person.  The challenging of really ever getting to know another person. It seems that we speak the same … Continue reading

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The crazy purple exploding mess…

I have a story to tell you.  (Do not raise those eyebrows to the sky.  I caught you!  Of course she’s going to tell a story.) Worst of all, I’m going to tell you a story without photos.  This is … Continue reading

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Advice to a young blogger

Dear Blogging Tyke, come and sit on Grandma’s knees and I will tell you the Blogging Secrets of Life. (What? you gasp.  I’m no tyke! And you’re no grandma!  And your knees certainly don’t look sturdy enough to sit upon!) … Continue reading

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Photos of wild animals in our woods

Here in the woods of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula we share the trees, the lakes, the snow, the paths, the rivers, the flora, the passing seasons with the wild ones, the wild creatures who roam the forests. Sometimes days and weeks … Continue reading

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