Author Archives: Kathy

About Kathy

I live in the middle of the woods in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Next to Lake Superior's cold shores. I love to blog.

100% Backwoods Yooper

Last week Barry and I drove to a Baraga-Ontonagon high school basketball tournament, about an hour from where we live.  We found ourselves ‘way back in the Upper Peninsula (Yooper) backwoods, re-living a family memory from the early 1980’s. Barry … Continue reading

Posted in March 2015 | Tagged , , , , , , , | 52 Comments

Itching relentlessly

  Forget it, friends.  No pictures of icebergs, snowflakes or squirrels beneath the bird feeder. My life has narrowed to one perspective. Itching. Relentlessly. It all started with jumping jacks.  Or perhaps leg scissors. I found myself with Sue and … Continue reading

Posted in March 2015 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 90 Comments

Jagged ice fields of Lake Superior

If you’re shivering and cold here on this winter day, you might choose to visit another blog. I am aiming to show you some photos of jagged ice on Lake Superior here in Aura, Michigan.  At the foot of Saari … Continue reading

Posted in February 2015 | Tagged , , , , , | 106 Comments

Sprinkling petals atop snow

On some January mornings the sun rises and casts lemon shadows against the blue-shadowed snow. In the night deer nibble spruce branches and bed beneath them during this dark phase of the moon.

Posted in January 2015 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 80 Comments

Where the heck ARE you, anyway?

I have received such wonderful comments and emails lately asking such questions as, “When are you returning to blogging?  When are you coming back to Facebook?  Where the heck ARE you, anyway?” Dear friends, I don’t know how to answer … Continue reading

Posted in December 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , | 96 Comments

Battened down, eating sweet squash pie & not blogging much

Dear friends, Wishing you well this fine November day, however the day finds you. Just wanting to let you know that–even though I am not blogging lately–all is well in our Little House in the Big Woods. We’re almost prepared … Continue reading

Posted in November 2014 | Tagged , , , , , | 89 Comments

One bright magical shining leaf that was known as Camelot

Today I shall tell you the story of one bright shining magical yellow leaf. Before that tale births, may I share other stories of waves, sand, trees, autumn colors, and who knows what else? Last weekend we drove east and … Continue reading

Posted in October 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 37 Comments