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.

Starfish, hummingbird frolicking in hose spray and other underwater adventures

Good morning, dear multi-colored and multi-faceted starfish! I have missed you as you shine your light over and under water. I hope these late spring days (we call it summer here in the short season of the Upper Peninsula) find … Continue reading

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Swooning

This morning, sipping hot coffee on the couch, I announced to Barry, “The Winter King kissed us with snow again last night.” He eyed me above his coffee mug, raising his eyebrows only slightly. “What–are you taking some online poetry … Continue reading

Posted in February 2021 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 43 Comments

Last night the Winter King dreamed of pussy willows.

Last night in the heart of February, the Winter King dreamed of pussy willows. He dreamed of them sitting atop red buds in the lair of his woods. He dreamed them fresh with life and song and laughter. But, because … Continue reading

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Poof! (and she disappeared again)

I apologize in advance for the times of silence on this blog. For quitting reading your posts. For just going quiet and seemingly disappearing into thin air. Poof! Just like that…gone. This time, during the 75 day spiritual blogging commitment, … Continue reading

Posted in February 2021 | Tagged , , , , , , | 48 Comments

Catching up, fake news, I was wrong, Path of the Heart

It’s a frigid January morning here in our little house in the woods. The propane furnace motor hummed during the night trying to keep us warm, and this morning at 6 a.m. I started a roaring fire in the wood … Continue reading

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The joy of sauntering

So often in our society we vow to exercise, walk briskly, hike four miles, cover ground, get our hearts pumping for health and longevity. Nothing wrong with that. Our bodies may appreciate the vigor, movement, intensity. But I am in … Continue reading

Posted in January 2021 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 60 Comments

Loose ends, gray skies, and affirmations of light

Good morning, friends. It’s the eighth day since finishing the 75 day spiritual daily blogging commitment, and it feels like time to stop by and say hello again. It’s been a challenging eight days in many ways. Often when a … Continue reading

Posted in January 2021 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 46 Comments

What the heart knows now

Today is the last day of my seventy-five day journey to connect more deeply with God, Spirit, Holy, Love…to explore “What the Heart Knows” during the waning days of 2020. Wow! What a ride it’s been. I can’t believe we’re … Continue reading

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Coyote or wolf comes teaching trust

Yesterday was such an active day filled with blogging, dyad, work, grocery shopping in the “big” town 45 miles north, phone calls with family, stoking fires, making dinner, responding to blog comments, oh, and a dozen other already forgotten undertakings. … Continue reading

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Playing spirit hide and seek

December has worn her drab gray dress every day. OK, maybe she jazzed up with some weak yellow sunshine occasionally when she felt festive. But mostly she’s just dulled us with mono color. This is nothing new here in the … Continue reading

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