Tag Archives: fall

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

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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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