Tag Archives: Upper Peninsula

100% Backwoods Yooper

Last week Barry and I drove to a Baraga-Ontonagon high school basketball tournament, about an hour from where we live.  We found ourselves ‘way back in the Upper Peninsula (Yooper) backwoods, re-living a family memory from the early 1980’s. Barry … Continue reading

Posted in March 2015 | Tagged , , , , , , , | 56 Comments

Jagged ice fields of Lake Superior

If you’re shivering and cold here on this winter day, you might choose to visit another blog. I am aiming to show you some photos of jagged ice on Lake Superior here in Aura, Michigan.  At the foot of Saari … Continue reading

Posted in February 2015 | Tagged , , , , , | 108 Comments

One bright magical shining leaf that was known as Camelot

Today I shall tell you the story of one bright shining magical yellow leaf. Before that tale births, may I share other stories of waves, sand, trees, autumn colors, and who knows what else? Last weekend we drove east and … Continue reading

Posted in October 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 37 Comments

Wolf, waves, coyotes, rain, wine, goose, friends.

Wolf pauses by the gravel roadside, erect, regal.  His fur coat gleams in autumn.  He looks neither left nor right, yet seems to sense everything in his world. I creep forward in the car, mesmerized by this creature of the … Continue reading

Posted in October 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , | 36 Comments

Tea on deck; perfect autumn afternoon

It’s a perfect Indian Summer afternoon here in the northwoods.  The temperature is a sultry 73 degrees (23 C). I’m drinking tea on the deck and feeling that delightful moment of grace when summer sings back into our lives for … Continue reading

Posted in September 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , | 59 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