Tag Archives: life

Gifts to give ourselves for Christmas

I don’t know about you, but I have a lot of friends who are suffering at this time of year. You name the boogeyman.  Some of my friends struggle with health.  Others with family issues.  One friend just lost her … Continue reading

Posted in December 2017 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 41 Comments

Life is what happens when you’re looking sideways.

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

Posted in December 2017 | Tagged , , , , | 18 Comments

Radiant skies & freighter on the way to radiation

I’ve been driving my dear friend Susan to radiation treatment for breast cancer in Marquette several times in these past couple of months.  She’s traveled to the hospital for treatment over an hour and a half away from Baraga five … Continue reading

Posted in November 2017 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 46 Comments

Lock your cars in late August or beware…

Sometimes I love this twilight hour of a late November afternoon.  Darkness approaches; the gray overcast sky nestles among the bones of tree branches.  Dinner beckons in the mind’s recesses:  what shall we have? Tonight it’s zucchini fritters laced with … Continue reading

Posted in November 2017 | Tagged , , , , , , , | 27 Comments

The world’s best journal

I swear you will not regret starting this journal. Way back in 2006 I bought a small wire-bound journal with penned indecipherable cursive writing atop its ivory cover. Barry and I had experienced too many conversations that went like this: … Continue reading

Posted in January 2017 | Tagged , , , , , | 24 Comments

I want to be that old woman.

I am reading a book these gray December afternoons, breathing in toward the poetic words and out toward my own life’s reflections.  It’s called  Wild Comfort:  The Solace of Nature by Kathleen Dean Moore. It may not be allowed to … Continue reading

Posted in December, 2016 | Tagged , , , , , , , | 39 Comments

As the seasons turn…

I am stopping by to say hello to this blogging world: Hello, Hello! I am sorry to have seemingly deserted this rich and beautiful place, but it seems like the Universe (whom I hold dear and absolute) has alternate plans … Continue reading

Posted in November 2016 | Tagged , , | 70 Comments