Tag Archives: summer

These lazy hazy crazy days of summer…

In mid-summer the Main Street in our little town buzzes with cars and visitors. People from other locales sometimes drive hundreds of miles north to splash in Lake Superior, to camp in the Baraga State Park, to tour the Copper … Continue reading

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“Friendship is the breathing rose”

Last week my friend Doris invited me to stop by.  We get together every few months at her house.  She serves coffee or tea and delicious sweets.  Her husband, Howard, usually stops puttering to say hello, pausing at the table … Continue reading

Posted in July 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 35 Comments

Less

You may be reading less blogs here at the shore of Lake Superior Spirit for a while. Yes, you used to see posts on the blog every day, or every other day.  I’ve written up a storm here since 2010. … Continue reading

Posted in June 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , | 35 Comments

It’s a dangerous world outside our front door…

We’re living in dangerous times, my friends. It’s getting quite scary to open the front door. We have eight–I repeat, eight–ruby-throated hummingbirds buzzing and squawking and hollering and dive-bombing anything that walks, flies or carries a camera.

Posted in June 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 43 Comments

Little swim, anyone?

OK, who’s hot? Let’s all go to the beach! Or a nearby pool?

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Yet another poofadillo

We’re having another poofadillo right now. You know about poofadillos, don’t you? It’s when unexpected thunderstorms bear down. Poofadillos come from nowhere. One minute it’s sunny; the next minute rain and wind. I coined the term “poofadillo” last spring. “What’s … Continue reading

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Midsummer dance invitation

Summer vibrates in electric hues here in the North Woods.  Of course you know why. In winter, Old Man White holds us hostage in snow and ice and freezing temperatures.  Old Man surrounds us in black and white, only black … Continue reading

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