Tag Archives: Facebook

Birthday seashells and blessings (like friends, electricity and raspberry crumble)

Today is my birthday. Sixty three years old, or so the birth certificate says. My mom agrees–back in 1957 she gave birth to her first little baby some time just after 1 a.m. She doesn’t remember the exact time, and … Continue reading

Posted in July, 2020 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 61 Comments

The ahhhh of retreat

Good morning, dear blog reader. Let’s talk about ahhhh this morning. The ahhhh of waking up on a fresh Monday morning with light shining through emerald green June leaves.  The ahhhh of feeling centered and “right with the world”.  The … Continue reading

Posted in June, 2020 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Slow down, you’re movin’ too fast, you got to make the morning last…

Sitting in a quiet house this morning sipping hot dark coffee with soy creamer from a deep blue mug.  Not running hither and yon, caught up in the what-must-be-done-next. Excuse me, I will wander out on the deck to give … Continue reading

Posted in July 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 23 Comments

My challenges with wood splitter motors and social media

Here is what I am not posting on Facebook:  Our wood splitter motor, RIP, died yesterday.  For five years he thwacked hearty logs in halves and quarters.  We’ll miss him dearly.  He spewed oil and gas fumes upon us as … Continue reading

Posted in July 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , | 70 Comments

Is it a blizzard, Mr. Wizard?

1.  It’s the damnedest coldest winter I can remember in many years–and we’re only three days into 2014. 2.  The Christmas lights still shine in our Little House in the Big Woods–but I’m taking them down on Sunday.  You can … Continue reading

Posted in January 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , | 35 Comments

The secrets we don’t tell

Snow continues to fly here in the north woods.  You think snow drifts downward, don’t you?  You think snow drops from clouds to earth.  Sounds logical, right? I’ve learned that snow, in actuality, flies every-which-way.  It’s most intriguing when it … Continue reading

Posted in December 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , | 71 Comments

The myth of 1,000 blog followers

Yes, dear readers, it’s been an auspicious day.  This very blog–Lake Superior Spirit–hath reached the lofty goal of 1,000 followers!  Why, this  happened just after lunch.  I’ve been watching with one lazy eye as the numbers soared during recent weeks. … Continue reading

Posted in May 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 75 Comments

Up all night birthing a goat

At morning’s first light–before a busy day–slowly scrolling down the Facebook home page. Marvelling at the differences in friends, family and acquaintances.  Marvelling that I’m not feeling irritated at the differences this morning–that the mind is not judging, sorting, categorizing … Continue reading

Posted in April 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 27 Comments

Let’s mess up a little today, shall we?

This morning I woke up and the inner voice was already involved in a complicated debate.  Should I have coffee or not?  Go to work before the funeral or not?  Do yoga or skip it? As if that wasn’t enough, … Continue reading

Posted in February 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 87 Comments

“Hello, is this the Downton Abbey hotline?”

Last night I called my daughter, Kiah, with a Downton Abbey question.  (As every one of you surely knows Downton Abbey is a very popular PBS Masterpiece Theater Classic that has millions of us following the thrilling adventures weekly.) “Hello, hello! … Continue reading

Posted in February 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 67 Comments