Tag Archives: snow

Swooning

This morning, sipping hot coffee on the couch, I announced to Barry, “The Winter King kissed us with snow again last night.” He eyed me above his coffee mug, raising his eyebrows only slightly. “What–are you taking some online poetry … Continue reading

Posted in February 2021 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 43 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

Playing spirit hide and seek

December has worn her drab gray dress every day. OK, maybe she jazzed up with some weak yellow sunshine occasionally when she felt festive. But mostly she’s just dulled us with mono color. This is nothing new here in the … Continue reading

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Pandemic memory: is there anyone else on earth?

In 2031 imagine your grandchild running into your kitchen grabbing a chocolate chip cookie and asking, “Grandma, what do you remember about the pandemic in 2020?” What do you say? How do you describe this year with so many challenges … Continue reading

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Radical acceptance and October snow

Good morning, dear readers. Just got inside after scraping off eight or ten inches of crusty snow from the car. While I was out there in the dark, I warmed up Barry’s car before he left for work. It’s 28 … Continue reading

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The unsayable and the ordinary

I have been trying to write a blog since 6:30 a.m. Two creative writing pieces. Each one started strong, dribbled out in the middle and seemingly died a dark and exhausted death. Kind of like carved-out pumpkins jeering back at … Continue reading

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

In which I see my first UFO

I intended to write a nice calm environmentally friendly post about a lovely Sunday morning sashay around the woods with a camera.  About this very special time of year when the temperatures hover below freezing and the snow has condensed … Continue reading

Posted in April, 2019 | Tagged , , , , , , , | 56 Comments

Time Marches On

This March afternoon–with about five to six inches of new wet heavy snow here in our never-ending snow country of the Upper Peninsula–I have been looking through old photos once again.  (Not that I look through them often.  Just every … Continue reading

Posted in March 2019 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 35 Comments

“Drop kick me, Jesus, through the goal posts of life”

Hi guys! I am so sorry that my blog has practically flat-lined these days.  No excuses.  It’s just flat-lined.  And the line is covered with snow. Snow, snow, snow.  That’s all we think about these days.  You can start a … Continue reading

Posted in February 2019 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 44 Comments

Yesterday’s woes

Some of you have been wondering where the heck my blog post Prayer for the teensy weensy spider went.  A few faithful readers received their email yesterday inviting them to visit Lake Superior Spirit and discover the whys and wherefores … Continue reading

Posted in November 2018 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 48 Comments