Tag Archives: Marquette

Please do not drown.

I used to sing this song to my wee babies: All day, All night, Angels watching over you, my babe, Pray the Lord your soul to keep, Angels watching over you. Last week I stumbled upon this angel looking over … Continue reading

Posted in May 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , | 32 Comments

No swimming yet, kids

You may feel tired of seeing ice pictures. Many here in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula are weary, too, of the broken ice which swells into the bays of Lake Superior, then blows outward, then returns to us in patterns and reflections … Continue reading

Posted in May 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , | 20 Comments

Almost Memorial Day weekend walking Marquette’s Lower Harbor

I so enjoyed a three-mile walk along Marquette’s Lower Harbor on Wednesday. ‘Twas another foggy day with chunks of ice melting in Lake Superior. Snapped fifty pictures of the ore dock, harbor, fish house, lighthouse, fisherfolk, marina, you name it. Am … Continue reading

Posted in May 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , | 31 Comments

This wild & precious moment

The kids have departed.  They now play with their kitty cats on opposite ends of the country. Your blogger is still remembering the last week.  Her son departed for San Diego early last week; her daughter still remained until yesterday.

Posted in July 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 71 Comments

Fun, Fun, Fun

OK, dear readers.  Karma, over at her blog, has posted a new photo challenge.  It’s called “Colors of Your World.”   She requests that we find a color we love, to which we’re drawn.  We’re urged to share our photos celebrating … Continue reading

Posted in April 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 27 Comments

The light of an ordinary trip through pea soup fog to Marquette

Here we are in Marquette, a town 78 miles from our Little House in the Big Woods.  It’s the Big City, kids.  It even has a Starbucks!  How I love the city–just as much as the woods… Barry has to … Continue reading

Posted in April 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 22 Comments

We crazy kids drive off during a Winter Storm Warning

So what did we do yesterday while the weather service issued a Winter Storm Warning? What did we do, you ask? We drove 80 miles to Marquette for an overnight getaway!  And guess what?  Hardly a snowflake!  Roads almost completely … Continue reading

Posted in March 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , | 28 Comments