Tag Archives: simplicity

Balance for a troubled heart–staying close to the simple, the ordinary, the real

So many of our hearts seem troubled these days.  We’re worried about politics, the state of the nation, the trials of the world, the gullies of the universe.  We’re pained about health, trapped children, money, jobs, relationships, pressures.  We’re feeling … Continue reading

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Sleeping beneath the Mackinac Bridge last night

Today’s photo prompt from April Love 2018 is Simplicity. Alas, the last twenty-four hours have been anything but simple. Twenty four hours ago Barry and I were eating Easter dinner (turkey, potatoes, gravy, stuffing) and chatting casually about this and … Continue reading

Posted in April 2018 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 24 Comments

Where the heck ARE you, anyway?

I have received such wonderful comments and emails lately asking such questions as, “When are you returning to blogging?  When are you coming back to Facebook?  Where the heck ARE you, anyway?” Dear friends, I don’t know how to answer … Continue reading

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Sweet melancholy

I am very melancholy this morning.  Not trying to change it.  Not trying to make everything happy and cheerful.  Simply watching this mood and honoring its arrival. It may have departed before you read this blog. Autumn can bring sweet … Continue reading

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Take Three. “What Lake Superior Spirit is about.”

It’s time.  I went and changed it.  Finally. For about six months I’ve been thinking, “Gosh, Kathy, isn’t it time you changed your description about this blog?” Laziness answered, “No, I don’t have time.” But the necessity kept arising.  I … Continue reading

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I want to live on an island.

Let’s be honest.  Part of me wants to live on an island.  The other parts are completely satisfied living in our Little House in the Big Woods in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The part that wants to live on an island thrilled … Continue reading

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The quietest Labor Day bridge walk in Michigan

 Hello, everyone.  Just trying to fit a blog in between a busy day of going to town, visiting friends, the first day of my official new work year (school started yesterday and I am shifting  my part-time hours from early morning … Continue reading

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