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My true love bought me dandelion jelly.

My true love bought me dandelion jelly this week. The woman who sold it to him pronounced, “It tastes like honey.” This morning I slathered clear-colored dandelion jelly atop a piece of Ezekiel Bread covered with natural crunchy peanut butter. … Continue reading

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What should I write about? When? Why?

After three years of blogging some nights I sit at the computer and think–“what?”–what shall I write?  Is there a theme which should be encompassed?  Should I focus on Lake Superior and the land?  The geography?  The region, the people, … Continue reading

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(Our addiction to !!! and …)

OK, I’m addicted, too.  The first step of the 12 step program is that we admit we are powerless over our addiction–in this case, exclamation points and ellipses.  (Ellipses are the three dots you see dangling a sentence into infinity.  … Continue reading

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drinkin’ a frappuccino & chillin’ in the big city of houghton

shhhh….shhhhh….i’m in a coffee shop now…in houghton.  our weekly shopping trip.  barry is at a hockey tournament game.  we’ve had a wonderful afternoon in the “big city”.  i have shot–wait a second, will check–oh gosh, 50-100 photos.  photos of an … Continue reading

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Patterns

Look closer at everything you see.  Patterns reveal themselves everywhere! Repeated spirals, repeated movements, repeated colors, repeated spirals, repeated beautiful patterns. Nature patterns itself endlessly, and we humans do, too. What is it about patterns that appeals to us? What … Continue reading

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Where your great-great grandma & grandpa lived…

Years and years and even more years ago your grandparents or great-grandparents or great-great-great-great grandparents may have carved a homestead on the land. They tilled the earth with plows and horses.  They planted seed to feed their families.  They sweated, … Continue reading

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Your last chance to imagine…

…Upper Peninsula flowing rivers until spring. Imagine yourself walking along this Upper Peninsula river last week.  Imagine the river turning to ice.  Imagine whispering “goodbye” to the flowing Silver River between L’Anse and Skanee. Imagine publishing three days worth of … Continue reading

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