Tag Archives: travel

Feelin’ birthday blessings…

  I am driving back home today along the shores of Lake Superior, thinking now of you and you and you. The car tires strum pavement, waves lap and seagulls wing overhead. Have just spent almost a week with my … Continue reading

Posted in July, 2016 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 56 Comments

Oh the flow…

I recently returned home to the Upper Peninsula after a week-long visit with my mom in the Thumb of Michigan.  It’s a 550 mile drive from the western U.P. through the sands of the eastern U.P. through breaking-into-spring greens in … Continue reading

Posted in May 2016 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 76 Comments

Follow your feet.

Years ago I attended a spiritual workshop out in the green and brown hills of Montana. The snowy crests of the Continental Divide towered over us.  Our teacher gave an assignment: Out you go onto the ranch.  Instead of allowing … Continue reading

Posted in August 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , | 66 Comments

Serendipity, a light house & wind-blown hair

I am downstate visiting my mom and dad now, having previously added these photos to Word Press during a very busy morning last Friday while preparing to depart. These images come to you from Big Bay, Michigan, where Suzi Banks … Continue reading

Posted in August 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , | 27 Comments

Alone, yes.

Six people asked me in the last 24 hours, “Are you going to Marquette alone?” Varying expressions and tones accompanied this question.  Disbelief, dismay, amazement, astonishment and approval. I love to be alone.  I feel like a bird flying free. … Continue reading

Posted in May 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , | 30 Comments

Chestnuts roasting on an open fire, crab apple jelly, and red Georgia clay

New Year’s Day, 2014. I eat toast slathered with translucent red crab apple jelly that glistens like a stained glass window through its home in a tiny mason jar.  It’s a Christmas gift from a daughter who found it in … Continue reading

Posted in January 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 85 Comments

Driftwood dreamin’

Posted in November 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , | 46 Comments

“You simply wouldn’t believe it!” and other travel tales

I’m home!  Suitcase *mostly* unpacked.  Mail tended. We’re headed off to a Turkey Supper at the Skanee Church in a couple of hours. (Barry will probably appreciate this after his week alone.  Although he made a mean tuna salad all … Continue reading

Posted in November 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 59 Comments

Life’s a Beach

Every morning this week, here on Fort Myers Beach, we’ve left my parent’s condo on the Back Bay and ambled for about 25 minutes toward the beach. We gain beach access through a grassy path.  This week the sprinklers shot … Continue reading

Posted in November 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 36 Comments

Happy 81st Birthday, Mom!

Dear Mom, It is so wonderful to be at Fort Myers Beach celebrating your 81st birthday with you! As we said this morning while shelling and birding along the beach, “It doesn’t get much better than this…” Spending these days … Continue reading

Posted in November 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , | 31 Comments