Tag Archives: love

Feelin’ birthday blessings…

  I am driving back home today along the shores of Lake Superior, thinking now of you and you and you. The car tires strum pavement, waves lap and seagulls wing overhead. Have just spent almost a week with my … Continue reading

Posted in July, 2016 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 56 Comments

Whoooo you votin’ for?

I am doing something totally inadvisable. Writing about politics. There is no way you can win when you support your candidate.  Two fifths of the populace will arise in support: Yay, man, you are so right! Two fifths of the … Continue reading

Posted in April, 2016 | Tagged , , , , , , , | 53 Comments

Until we meet again, my friends…

Dear Friends of Lake Superior Spirit, Thank you so much for more than five years of reading these thoughts.  Looking at these pictures.  Imagining this life here in the Upper Peninsula.  I have appreciated you more than you will ever … Continue reading

Posted in June 2015 | Tagged , , , , | 89 Comments

The joy of cooking (without a recipe)

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

Posted in June 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 66 Comments

The terrible weight of “should”

Many of us live our wild & precious lives burdened down under a heavy weight of “should”. Instead of celebrating who we are–can there ever be a more perfect you?–we second-guess and third-guess and quadruple-guess our actions.  We think ourselves … Continue reading

Posted in January 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 38 Comments

Kinder discovers the bathroom sink

Today I visited Linda at the Skanee Post Office and posted a Christmas package to my daughter in New York City. In return, my daughter sent a picture of one of my grand-cats, Kinder, who recently discovered the bathroom sink. … Continue reading

Posted in December 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , | 25 Comments

When the moon hits your eye…That’s Amore!

Sometimes mysterious wild & crazy things just happen. Like, let’s say, you’re visiting the bathroom early in the evening when–yes! outside the window!–a delicious almost-full moon arises.  It settles between the branches of the poplar trees and winks boldly in … Continue reading

Posted in October 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , | 63 Comments