Tag Archives: Huron Bay

Kayaking with snake(s)

OK, friends, I have a story to tell. It’s Memorial Day weekend, 2018, and my friend Sherry messages.  Would I like to go kayaking with her on Monday? Oh yes.  Kayaking with Sherry has proven fun in the past!  I … Continue reading

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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

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Native American Flute Blessing

Last night, in the early hours before midnight, traveling silently through the dark house, I heard a strange sound. Coyotes singing? Owls crooning? Wind danced through the trees, blowing yellow leaves onto the earth.  Wind’s melody crescendoed everywhere, but what … Continue reading

Posted in October 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 29 Comments

Escape

This week’s photo challenge at WordPress is:  Escape. Just wanted to let you know.  We’ve finally busted out of winter here in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula after almost seven months. We’ve successfully escaped. We can only hope someone hid the keys … Continue reading

Posted in May 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 38 Comments

By the shores of Gitche Gumee, by the shining Big Sea water…

Thanks for the amazing support for yesterday’s story about My Enemy.  You readers know how to make this wanna-be storyteller feel good! Today we’ll change the pace. I’ll show you some pictures from a magical wonderful delightful hike that my … Continue reading

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Pause quietly on this blog and breathe deeply…

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Crooked thoughts & a straight horizon

“When I come up here, and I see that great big straight horizon line, all the crooked thoughts in me straighten out.” –Reportedly said by Birney Quick about Lake Superior.  Mr. Quick was a painter and founder of the Grand Marais Art Colony, … Continue reading

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Eyes in the woods

Branch in the woods…claw in the woods? Spring song of pussywillows Veil of trees in the dim underworld of the woods Tiny unfurling lupine. Not much bigger than your thumb. Last year’s green spruce needles in this year’s spring puddle … Continue reading

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An eagle-eye view of Lake Superior in mid-winter

Barry’s ice fishing buddy, Mike Roth, took these photos of Lake Superior last Wednesday.  I feel like he’s our Roving Correspondent in the Air as he shared these aerial photos last winter. Mike owns a small two-seater plane and likes … Continue reading

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Winter Stories of Lake Superior

You can’t be part of a 30-day Gratitude Challenge around here without feeling gratitude for this place where we live.  Feeling gratitude for the woods.  For the million trees.  For the deer and bear and squirrels hunkering down in the … Continue reading

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