Tag Archives: writing

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 , , , , , , , , , | 58 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

Missing it

Sometimes I truly miss my year-long outdoor blog commitment.  Some of you may remember Opening the door, Walking Outside.  From Solstice in December, 2008 through December 20, 2009, I spent time outside every day and blogged about it. It proved … Continue reading

Posted in September 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 68 Comments

In memory of Mary who died

This early September afternoon, just after our Michigan schools have opened their doors to laughing and shouting students for another school year, I would like to share a blog post I wrote way back in May, 2009.  Mary was the … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , | 23 Comments

What makes you shine? (the tale of a book tour…)

Hello, dear reader, you with your stories, with hands that create breakfast, lunch and dinner along with many mysteries. I am finally returning from the Giving Motherhood a Voice tour through our fair Upper Peninsula.  The waves of Lake Michigan … Continue reading

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

Oh, you, nature child

Oh, you, nature child, running free upon the earth, peering at frogs and snakes and puppy dog tails and wildflowers…I speak to you. Oh, you, grown-up person, all facts & figures, all planning & obligations, all trying to figure out how … Continue reading

Posted in August 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 22 Comments