Tag Archives: humor

Please, please, please ducks–just go to bed (and chickens, please let me take your pictures!)

Some of you may recall from the last blog post that my weekend assignment included tending a friend’s chickens and ducks. Dog and cat, too. It is now time to report back. I have thought long and hard about the … Continue reading

Posted in September 2020 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 46 Comments

The quest for pumpkin creamer and so much more…

Have you ever woken up in the morning with a yearning for…a yearning for…and you can’t say quite what you’re yearning for…? You want something. Your heart wants something. But you cannot articulate what you want.

Posted in September 2020 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 55 Comments

Unexpected, unanticipated, unpredicted and unforeseeable

I often want to be a once-a-week blogger. They are such cool cats! You know, the folks who vow to write once a week and follow through on their pledge, year after blogging year. They pick a day of the … Continue reading

Posted in September 2020 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 51 Comments

“Anyone who can’t figure this out is an idiot!”

People will fight about anything–I am now 100% sure. We were forced to buy a new Cuisinart food processor this week. (Our old one just celebrated its 20th birthday, give or take a half dozen years.) We chop, slice and … Continue reading

Posted in August, 2020 | Tagged , , , , , , | 34 Comments

When the brakes fail…and you buy a new car…

Last Wednesday we loaded up the 2015 maroon Chevy Malibu with 79,950 miles with boxes and bags of recycling and returnables. Off we drove toward Houghton for our weekly shopping excursion. Less than eight miles from home a warning sign … Continue reading

Posted in July, 2020 | Tagged , , , , , , , | 42 Comments

Home invasion

On Wednesday night we drove maybe twenty miles to our friends’ home for a socially-distanced dinner on their porch. Before we departed Barry paused to feed our dear tame chipmunk, a descendent of the infamous “Chippy” with whom we shared … Continue reading

Posted in June, 2020 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 26 Comments

In which I see my first UFO

I intended to write a nice calm environmentally friendly post about a lovely Sunday morning sashay around the woods with a camera.  About this very special time of year when the temperatures hover below freezing and the snow has condensed … Continue reading

Posted in April, 2019 | Tagged , , , , , , , | 56 Comments

“Drop kick me, Jesus, through the goal posts of life”

Hi guys! I am so sorry that my blog has practically flat-lined these days.  No excuses.  It’s just flat-lined.  And the line is covered with snow. Snow, snow, snow.  That’s all we think about these days.  You can start a … Continue reading

Posted in February 2019 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 44 Comments

Rant from the “seat of my pants”

Spoiler alert:  This is not a rant about how the world is going to hell in a hand basket.  It’s not a rant about how we sleep at night with starving children in Sudan.  It’s not a rant about Trump … Continue reading

Posted in August 2018 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 63 Comments

How do you celebrate 1,000 blog posts?

Hip hip hooray!  This is the 1,000th blog post on Lake Superior Spirit written since January, 2010! I’ve just finished scribbling a post about what I’ve learned, how I’ve grown, blah-blah-blah.  However, the Universe tossed it into the Internet wastebasket … Continue reading

Posted in July 2018 | Tagged , , , , , , | 48 Comments