Tag Archives: Facebook

“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

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“You always happy”

1.  Since last Tuesday I have been a wild & crazy blog writer sharing everything from the deeply profound to the mundane.  The internal blog writer has something to say every five minutes.  Am considering hog-tying her so I can … Continue reading

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When people die on Facebook

Yesterday morning I woke up to discover the death of a Facebook friend. We’ve been watching her die slowly on Facebook for the past several weeks. She actually friended me about a month ago.  She was the daughter of my … Continue reading

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Dear Diary, thank you for listening while I babble.

Dear Lake Superior Spirit Diary, Gosh, now that I’ve turned off comments (in order to better catch up on reading other people’s blogs, because I got so far behind and feel guilty writing more posts with more comments to respond … Continue reading

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I wish you passion and joy and sweet birdsong.

I wish this for you. I wish you follow what brings your heart joy. That you discover what zings and zaps your spirit–and let that delight you. Whatever it might be. If you love taking pictures, take a million photos … Continue reading

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Ready, set, reactivate Facebook

Saturday, unexpectedly, the typing fingers did something truly amazing. They reactivated my Facebook account after a six-month deactivation. I am still attempting to reconcile with the errant digits. As some of you might remember, this blogger has been sometimes Facebook-challenged. … Continue reading

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From blogging to weather to Facebook to yoga to sex to the Coast Guard (and everything in between)

Saturdays are usually the day I make sure I have read your blog and your blog and your blog and your blog. Not to miss any blog-reading which may have escaped attention during the busy week. I used to read … Continue reading

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Santa’s elf sending out 1,300 envelopes this week!**

Gosh, it felt so good to be a Santa-elf last night! I was beaming like Rudolph’s red nose. It felt like–unexpectedly–the delight of Christmas re-ignited.  It gets so tiring, sometimes, doing everything the traditional holiday way, the expected way.  But … Continue reading

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I’ve decided! Facebook is out.

Good morning, friends and family! I have decided. It’s always good when a decision arrives. Not one minute too early and not one minute too late. Just like the snow.  It obviously couldn’t arrive before yesterday–even though it usually tentatively … Continue reading

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“Alone” is a relative term & other early morning musings

A quiet morning dawns in Lake Superior land.  Light barely shows above the black shadows of trees at 7 a.m.  The temperature this morning was a balmy 47 degrees (8.3 Celcius). I did start a fire in the woodstove and … Continue reading

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