Tag Archives: Houghton

“Always remember to double-bag your pickles!”

Hello, dear reader. I’m sitting here at Cyberia Cafe in Houghton drinking a non-fat frappuccino.  Feeling pretty darn good.   (Although it sort of feels like someone has put a belt around my stomach and keep pulling tighter…)  Barry is taking … Continue reading

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Scrambled eggs

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Ship in a glass, playing with money and other weekend tales

 Clearing my throat a bit…going to share some of our weekend fun with you!  Hope you don’t mind.   Yesterday proved an interesting day.  Let’s go backwards.    Barry and I went on a “date” up in Houghton.  We first stopped at … Continue reading

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Ordinary musings (tee hee! Isn’t the ordinary always extra-ordinary?)

Dear Blog Readers:  Sometimes it is so hard to write a blog.  You want to know why?  It’s because I loved, truly loved, the last two blogs about a) Flowing and b) the Chipmunk Kingdom.  And now…all there is to … Continue reading

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Sculptures of snow and ice

It’s a frozen world outside.  And what do kids (big kids, little kids, middle-sized kids) do to have fun in the snow and ice?   They play.  They build.  They slide, ski, swish.  They fish on the ice.  They find ways of making the … Continue reading

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When the bear rolls over in his den…

Let’s still talk about the Heikinpaiva celebration up in Hancock this weekend.  Remember what “Heikinpaiva” means?  It means when the bear rolls over in his (or her) den.  What it really means is that the bear is snoozing in his den, half-asleep.  … Continue reading

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Creativity. Take Two.

Remember yesterday’s assignment?  Take a stroll around your favorite city block (town block or country block will work as well) and snap six photographs. Open your creative eyes.  Look around as if you’ve just landed on the planet.  Let’s say … Continue reading

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Your assignment, should you choose to accept it

Ladies and gentlemen, you have an assignment.  Should you choose to accept it.  If you want you may simply read this blog, look at the photographs and continue on your Merry Way.  However…if you’re game…take out your notebooks and write … Continue reading

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