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Oh how the months speed by…
The latest from Our Little House in the Big Woods
- Shhhh, just breathe it in, my dears
- Primitive, prehistoric, bygone, lost, irrevocable, lapsed, expired, run out, ended, finished
- Gifts of root and wing
- Friday morning psalm of your grandma’s gingerbread cake and sweet Joe-Pye Weed
- Birthday seashells and blessings (like friends, electricity and raspberry crumble)
- When the brakes fail…and you buy a new car…
- What will count on your deathbed?
- Abduction, Siege, Stroke–and the magic of perspective
- Mouse, grudges, virus, sirens and baby robins
- One year memories of Positano, Italy wedding
Read, read, read…months and months of photos and words…
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Tag Archives: weather
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
Barry returned from his annual fishing trip to Isle Royale a couple of hours ago. I’ve spent five days alone here in the North Woods. You know, in retreat mode. Meditating, weeding the garden, sitting, washing dishes, communing with nature, … Continue reading
How many of you know the incantation “Twizzle twazzle twozzle twome”? Think carefully before you answer this rather innocent question. If you know the answer, it may date you.
We’re expecting a snowstorm this afternoon, kids. I peer at the radar loop and see a swirling blue mass approaching. I shared the approaching snow storm with our daughter in New York City. “Yes,” she said. “It’s Caesar.” Caesar? What … Continue reading
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
How’s the weather in your neck of the woods?
Expect the unexpected, dear reader. Expect the unexpected. OK, now that I’ve got your attention: Expect the unexpected. We only must repeat this sentence three times because we, as humans, so often long for the expected, the habitual, the comfort … Continue reading
OK, I admit to being a scaredy-cat sometimes. Don’t you? You know what scares me? Winter roads. Icy roads. Freezing rain. Slushy driving. White-outs. They all scare me so that I shake inside. My mind stills and knuckles grip the … Continue reading
A storm is a strange creature. It blows into our lives, sometimes unexpectedly, sometimes creating tumultuous havoc as it roars through. Its winds blow through the land without rhyme or reason. In one swath of forest it topples trees like … Continue reading