Tag Archives: summer

A moment in mid-air

 We’re headed off, kids. We’re jumping off and steering the car toward Mom and Dad and brothers and families in lower Michigan. Kiah and I are trying to fit in this trip before Barry’s knee surgery one week from tomorrow. … Continue reading

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Flight of the raptor

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No photos of tame deer eating morning glories here

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Whole lotta fiddlin’ and guitar and hammer dulcimer and accordion goin’ on

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I am taking a blogging vacation. Kinda. Sort of. Not really.

OK, kids, here’s the scoop. I am taking a blogging vacation. But it’s not really a vacation. It’s more like–a change of plans. It’s more like–doing something different for a while. It’s more like–shaking up the old blogging pattern and … Continue reading

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Deer does yoga.

Pure summer peace.  What else to do but chew grass and watch the lady in the kitchen window busily washing dishes? Maybe the deer will practice yoga. The first view could possibly be Corpse Pose. Peaceful weekend, everyone, from our … Continue reading

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Once upon some fairy stones…

Once upon a time can happen every day.  It does happen every day. How often are we rushing too blindly through our moments and hours to pause and watch the magic reveal itself? How often do we spend our time … Continue reading

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An after-supper drive through Aura

Tonight, after supper, I took a drive through Aura.  We kinda live in Aura.  It’s debatable.  Some folks would say we live on Huron Bay.  Others say Aura.  Aura “Proper” where the old post office used to be is maybe … Continue reading

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Putting my Facebook status on WordPress

I often have trouble posting a Facebook status.  How do you decide which tiny itty bitty slice of your life you announce to your friends and family? It’s hard enough to write an 800-word WordPress blog and halfway describe a teeny-weeny … Continue reading

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Rain, Mom’s Coleslaw dressing & nursing deer

All day long it has rained. Rain, rain, rain. The skies open their gray curtains and water drips everywhere:  on grass, on dandelions, on trees, on robins, on hummingbirds, on fawns nursing against Mama Deer. I stay inside all day.  No … Continue reading

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