Category Archives: Off the Grid

9 Day Solo Winter Wonderland Adventure

The sun is rising over a very calm Lake Huron. Today begins, not only a new year, but a new adventure and challenge for me. For the next nine days I’m home solo. This is the longest I’ll have been … Continue reading

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#14 Well Behaved Woman

Thursday, June 17, 2010 I’ve been in a peculiar mood the last two days. Yesterday, Wednesday, morning it was raining strongly. We had torrential downpours very early in the morning. Because it didn’t look like it was going to clear … Continue reading

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#8 Missing

Thursday, May 6, 2010 “I don’t want to go,” Hugh told me this morning. “That’s something I’d be saying,” I silently mused to myself as I thought about how sweet it was that he wanted to stay at home with … Continue reading

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#3 Which way will we go?

Monday, April 26, 2010 Today was the first day that I saw a person, other than Hugh, since I arrived a week ago Monday. One of the “fun things to do today” was to take a table to a little … Continue reading

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#2 Midges and Firsts

Saturday, April 24, 2010 Midges are mating on my laptop! There’s definitely no lack of bugs here. Right now the midges are starting to peak. They are everywhere we walk. Initially I thought they were gnats, but was informed by … Continue reading

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