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.

Ready for it to end! Don’t want it to end…

I can’t wait until this seventy five day blogging commitment is over. Counting the days until it’s ended…six, five, four… Man, it’s lasted forever and a day. 2021 can’t come soon enough! I am going to be bereft when this … Continue reading

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When we’re triggered

We all know about being triggered by others, right? We’re sitting here, minding our own business, and Ms. So-and-so does something absolutely appalling. Or she just announces her abdominal viewpoint (which happens to be the opposite of our more “enlightened” … Continue reading

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What really matters–turning the compass to True North

At 5:30 a.m. sitting on the couch with coffee in hand–I wondered what the heck to write about today. Looked inside the seeming abyss of the mind. Absolutely nothing there to share. Here we go again. OK, Holy, what do … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from our little house in the woods

This is a virtual Christmas card winging through invisible ethers to find you in your own neck of the woods. Whether you’re celebrating the holy-days in your apartment, condo, city house, country land, north woods prairie, beach, small town–I am … Continue reading

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Lonely at Christmastime?

Here we are. Sitting at the doorstep of Christmas, knocking. Hello, Christmas, 2020. How shall we celebrate you, herald you into our hearts this year? Many of us are alone or semi-alone this holy-day season. We’re isolating in family groups … Continue reading

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Pause, relax, breathe

Are you longing for some peace, some quiet, some relaxation deep inside? Is it time to wrap up Christmas prep, pour a cup of tea, sit quietly? To close your ever-busy eyes and breathe? Deep in, Deep out. Deep in, … Continue reading

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Sparks fly everywhere

Sparks fly everywhere around us. Like fireflies. Like magic. Like heart throbs. Throughout our days the sparks appear: now, now, now. What is a spark? you ask. An ignition of the heart. It’s when something in the world sings. Quite … Continue reading

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O Sun, do not desert us (Dancing around ancient Solstice fires into the Now)

Do you hear the ancient drums throbbing inside your limbic brain? Do you hear the cries of long-dead ancestors as they dance around the Solstice fire begging the sun to return? Please come back, please come back, please come back, … Continue reading

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Christmas passion (fruit) in the north woods

Look at the surprise Christmas gift we received from our daughter and her husband! Exotic tropical fruits arrived at our little house in the woods from down south in Miami a couple of days ago. We hardly know what anything … Continue reading

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Oops. Confession.

You win some, you lose some, right? On November 19th, just before Thanksgiving turkey, I vowed to give the house a thorough cleaning by Christmas. Even though our little house in the woods is always very neat and tidy–I sometimes … Continue reading

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