Tag Archives: fall

Is life looking up…or down?

I suppose life is a mixture of ups and downs. It’s hard to say. One minute we’re smiling, the next there’s challenges all around. Just wanting to show you these two photos this afternoon. Perhaps you want to ponder. Are … Continue reading

Posted in October, 2021 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 28 Comments

Mums for my mom

Guess who is coming to visit next week? If the planets align and all is well–my almost 89 year old mom will soon be coming to visit our little house in the woods! Last time she and Dad visited was … Continue reading

Posted in October, 2021 | Tagged , , , , , , | 33 Comments

Let the photos do the talking

If you wait for a blogging story to appear, sometimes you might wait forever. Forever and a day, and it seems sometimes like there’s nothing to say. It occurred this week to just show you some pictures from the last … Continue reading

Posted in October, 2021 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 34 Comments

No politics today. No virus talk. Just autumn colors here in the Upper Peninsula.

Posted in October 2020 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 58 Comments

Battened down, eating sweet squash pie & not blogging much

Dear friends, Wishing you well this fine November day, however the day finds you. Just wanting to let you know that–even though I am not blogging lately–all is well in our Little House in the Big Woods. We’re almost prepared … Continue reading

Posted in November 2014 | Tagged , , , , , | 89 Comments

Tea on deck; perfect autumn afternoon

It’s a perfect Indian Summer afternoon here in the northwoods.  The temperature is a sultry 73 degrees (23 C). I’m drinking tea on the deck and feeling that delightful moment of grace when summer sings back into our lives for … Continue reading

Posted in September 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , | 59 Comments

Pausing to sip tea and breathe in autumn beauty

     

Posted in October 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , | 30 Comments

Autumn colors turn, turn, turn

Lisa and I had to meet this morning at the Access Site to “exchange the goods”. No, dear readers, it was not a drug deal. We needed to accomplish our monthly switcheroo.  I gave her the township’s pin drive.  As … Continue reading

Posted in October 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , | 40 Comments

Autumn beauty. Take Two.

 At this time of year, in the Upper Peninsula, we drive around almost awe-struck as the autumn colors unfurl in glorious reds and yellows and oranges. I drove out to Plumbago Lake, near Alberta, this afternoon because, thank goodness, that … Continue reading

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Sunflower rising

  Sometimes, just around dawn, on the mornings I don’t have to work, Barry drops me off a mile or more from the house.  I walk in the cool morning air toward home, breathing deeply, welcoming the day.  This morning … Continue reading

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