We had plans to drive to a trailhead for a hike to Ramona Falls before we had to get the grooms dinner. The hike was seven miles round trip and had an elevation climb of 1000 feet. We only saw a few people there so it was the right hike for me.
When I let Java out last night, I saw something big jump off our bird feeder. I was thinking that either it was the biggest squirrel I’d ever seen or it wasn’t a squirrel. I ran up the steps to the deck with H’s super-duper bright flashlight and found a raccoon on the deck. This…
April 22 was Earth Day. It’s silly that anyone would think one day of calling attention to environmental issues is sufficient. It’s something on my mind every day—not in debilitating, overwhelming, problem ways (although it is that), but in the vein of ‘what can I do today to make things a little better?’ Or, at…
2009, the year my marriage went up in smoke, was the first time I tried kayaking. For that matter, 2009 was the year I tried a lot of new things. I was hungry for distractions and salve for my wounds. After paddling the Elk River with friends, I wanted to run out and buy a…
As a I write this, I’m sitting in my garden shed chair at my potting table. I’ve brought out my writing and drawing materials and opened the shed doors to have a view of the trees and pond. I decided to draw with my Pentel pigment ink brush pen. It’s capable of both fat, thin,…
We’re fools whether we dance or not, so we might as well dance. — Japanese Proverb It appears quite a few people could relate to my dog hair blues yesterday. I thought a long-haired dog would actually be easier to clean up after than a short-haired dog. Maery logic said that the long hair would…
Lake Superior is beautiful. The great lakes are all special…I’ve spent time on Lake Erie when I was a kid, and now we live 20 minutes from Lake Ontario.
Hope all is going well with the house hunt/po.
Lori – It is one of my favorite areas to visit. It was so peaceful listening to the waves and waterfalls. The crows were a little obnoxious.
It’s been over about 48 hours since I made an offer and sellers are not responding. I didn’t low ball them either. Very frustrating!
The great lakes are all special
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you were in my favorite favorite favorite favorite part of the world. love the fog. love the tree coming out of the cliff. love the baptism river.
The photos were wonderful! Thanks for sharing.
What a great vacation.
I don’t evne know what an agate is. Isn’t that pathetic?