Tag Archives: Michigan

Mums for my mom

Guess who is coming to visit next week? If the planets align and all is well–my almost 89 year old mom will soon be coming to visit our little house in the woods! Last time she and Dad visited was … Continue reading

Posted in October, 2021 | Tagged , , , , , , | 31 Comments

Let the photos do the talking

If you wait for a blogging story to appear, sometimes you might wait forever. Forever and a day, and it seems sometimes like there’s nothing to say. It occurred this week to just show you some pictures from the last … Continue reading

Posted in October, 2021 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 33 Comments

What I really want to say…

I’m in downstate eastern Michigan lounging alone on my mom’s flowered pastel couch with the deep aroma of coffee beckoning. The tattered book “Wild Mind” by Natalie Goldberg peers up from the round glass table. Write, write, write, Natalie urges … Continue reading

Posted in August 2021 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 37 Comments

The joy of sauntering

So often in our society we vow to exercise, walk briskly, hike four miles, cover ground, get our hearts pumping for health and longevity. Nothing wrong with that. Our bodies may appreciate the vigor, movement, intensity. But I am in … Continue reading

Posted in January 2021 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 60 Comments

Loose ends, gray skies, and affirmations of light

Good morning, friends. It’s the eighth day since finishing the 75 day spiritual daily blogging commitment, and it feels like time to stop by and say hello again. It’s been a challenging eight days in many ways. Often when a … Continue reading

Posted in January 2021 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 46 Comments

Heading out the door to covid-world once again

No time to ponder spirituality this morning. Off to the local hospital for routine fasting lab work after my annual physical this week. It’s not really fun going out in public due to the rising covid numbers. It feels safer … Continue reading

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Celebrating my mom’s 88th birthday–from afar

Today is my mom’s 88th birthday! She shares her special day with Veterans celebrating around our United States of America. It would be lovely to spend the day with her, perhaps munching on a cupcake at her assisted living, maybe … Continue reading

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Covid in our neck of the woods

Feeling tense the last couple of days about covid. The only time I felt real fear was on March 14th last winter when we locked down…as the mind imagined all sorts of possible sickness and death scenarios. But cases are … Continue reading

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Adventures of river, old windows and poultry

What an exciting day yesterday! We experienced three big adventures, which I am about to share with you, just because. Two of the adventures feature photos. The third and final adventure requires imagination.

Posted in September 2020 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 45 Comments

Shhhh, just breathe it in, my dears

  Just sharing a quiet little post today.  In fact it’s so quiet—shhhh–that I’m turning the comments off.  The better for us all to hear the birdsong.  The quiet of the forest. The hush of nature’s footsteps all around.

Posted in August, 2020 | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment