Tag Archives: life

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

The medicine way

On June 10th the lupine theater played for a full house.  They perfumed, awed, and colored the landscape extraordinarily.  We onlookers gushed at their purple, pink and white symphony and deeply inhaled their essence.  Their lupine-ness shined superb; never were … Continue reading

Posted in July, 2016 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 60 Comments


Three hours and twenty minutes ago a poplar tree smashed against electrical wires on our road, ousting electricity for everyone. The mothers, fathers and teenagers could no longer utilize their computers.  The kids lost access to iPads.  Toilets no longer … Continue reading

Posted in June 2016 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 71 Comments