Tag Archives: Native American

Circle of Life (includes fish for all)

It’s hard to believe that yesterday we flew like eagles above Lake Superior on this blog, watching the ice fields, pondering the forming, sustaining and breaking up of winter ice. Today we’re on solid ground near Shanty Town in Baraga … Continue reading

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Winter Stories of Lake Superior

You can’t be part of a 30-day Gratitude Challenge around here without feeling gratitude for this place where we live.  Feeling gratitude for the woods.  For the million trees.  For the deer and bear and squirrels hunkering down in the … Continue reading

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“The eagle has landed”

The eagle lands and rests on the top of the trees.  He’s ready to take off into the sky again soon.  He surveys the lake.  He watches the almost-invisible underwater fish.  He swivels his head to glance at the photographer. The … Continue reading

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“Blood of the Mother Earth”

Today is  Blog Action Day.  This year’s topic is something which we often take for granted, and yet deserves our utmost respect and appreciation and gratitude. Precious water, flowing water, deep water, sacred water. It is a day to contemplate an important … Continue reading

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Pow Wow drums & a pickle

Baraga Pow-Wow, 2010. Thirty second annual Keweenaw Bay Maawanji’iding at the Ojibwa Campground.  Theme:  Honoring our Legacy.    Kiah and I drove over Saturday afternoon.  She wanted especially to connect with a couple of friends who would be at the … Continue reading

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The end of a long June day…

Soft, quiet, sleepy June evening. Sitting in the lull of evening after an active day of running here, there and everywhere.  I have a funny story  to tell you, but no energy to tell it yet. Birds chirp their night-songs as … Continue reading

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Gratitude for winter

I am grateful for winter today.  For the white beauty of snow drifts, for blowing snow squalls. For the cold North Wind, blowing across Lake Superior, nipping our cheeks and quickening our heartbeat. For wood stoves and firewood and a … Continue reading

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