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Oh how the months speed by…
The latest from Our Little House in the Big Woods
- Winter winked its lazy ice-blue eye at us this morning.
- Unexpected, unanticipated, unpredicted and unforeseeable
- The beginner’s guide to meditation (and we’re all beginners)
- “Anyone who can’t figure this out is an idiot!”
- Make a list of good things when you’re feeling blue
- Just a little celebration!
- Will money and time buy happiness?
- Our neighborhood “Point” of Lake Superior magic
- Should I stay or should I go?
- In the shadow of one of the world’s most dangerous volcanoes
Read, read, read…months and months of photos and words…
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Tag Archives: joy
Some of you have been wondering where the heck my blog post Prayer for the teensy weensy spider went. A few faithful readers received their email yesterday inviting them to visit Lake Superior Spirit and discover the whys and wherefores … Continue reading
So many of our hearts seem troubled these days. We’re worried about politics, the state of the nation, the trials of the world, the gullies of the universe. We’re pained about health, trapped children, money, jobs, relationships, pressures. We’re feeling … Continue reading
Life is what happens when you’re looking sideways. Or up. Or down. Or doing something you probably shouldn’t be doing. Or singing a song you probably shouldn’t be singing. Life tends to bloom when we’re least expecting it. During road … Continue reading
One of my greatest joys in the last year or two has been tossing the recipe book out the window. Adieu, dear recipe book, you’ve been a wonderful teacher, a darling guide. But it’s time to learn to cook without … Continue reading
The clock ticks 6 a.m. Outside our Little House in the Big Woods the wind howls fiercely. Father November has thrown a deep cloak of blackness across the breasts of trees and the wood stove sputters in the basement. Barry … Continue reading
On Thursday at 12 noon, sharp, I began meditating for 48 long hours. OK, it wasn’t continuous meditating. But it did involve turning off the Internet, email, Facebook, WordPress, the News, books, movies, magazines and other fine amusements. Off went … Continue reading
If I were a perfect person in a perfect world I would not care about stats. (That’s what I tell myself.) However, as an imperfect person in an imperfect world, may I share one of my greatest joys and shames … Continue reading
Life is really super-duper absolutely inarguably funny. Two days ago I wrote a Farewell for a Little While post. See ya @ Thanksgiving, readers, because creative fields must lie fallow. (Oh how Munira and Lisa and I love the word “fallow”. Isn’t … Continue reading
I wish this for you. I wish you follow what brings your heart joy. That you discover what zings and zaps your spirit–and let that delight you. Whatever it might be. If you love taking pictures, take a million photos … Continue reading
It’s still raining for something like the fifth straight day and I’m bored. OK, OK, we humans are not supposed to be bored. We’re supposed to be able to find something to do. There are lots of things I could … Continue reading