Tag Archives: children

Tender

Goodness, the last two weeks have flown by like an eagle diving for lake trout. (OK, that’s may be the weirdest metaphor I’ve ever typed.) Goodness, it’s so very challenging when our grown children fly off into the friendly skies … Continue reading

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How Bighorn Sheep make me miss the kids…

One of the best parts of having grown-up children:  they go forth in the world and have adventures! I love vicariously participating in the adventures of our two kids.

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Once upon a Christopher

Good morning, dear Christopher. I know you’re still dreaming in your bed out there in the land of palm trees and desert sands and breezes from the Pacific Ocean.  You’re still dreaming in your bed, safe asleep in San Diego, … Continue reading

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The raptor program which did and didn’t happen

(The previously scheduled Raptor Program at the Baraga State Park Friday night did not happen.  The live raptors did not appear.  However, Tara, the handy Explorer Guide, provided a fascinating last-minute program about raptors–including stuffed owls–which left the guests entertained … Continue reading

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The earth says Happy Valentine’s Day to its 6,775,235,741 children!

                     

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Children of the woods

A long long time ago two young pups graduated from college and moved to the northwoods.  They raised their family in the forest, twelve miles from the nearest town.  Their children went to one of the last remaining two-room elementary schools in … Continue reading

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Pets versus technology…

  I am trying to change my perspective today.  Laurie, over at Speaking from the Heart, wrote a magnificent blog today about Our Perspective.  There is more than one way to view the world, you know!  I am trying to change … Continue reading

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Sad

Kiah’s gone.  Last we heard, she’s sitting in the Minneapolis airport–flight delayed–awaiting her flight to New York City. I am home after a full day in the big city of Marquette, where I eventually hugged her goodbye at the airport.  … Continue reading

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