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The Winter I Expected

Recently I sent a Facebook “Friend Request” to a high school classmate. He replied, “I don’t think I can accept your friend request. You have too many pictures of snow/ice on your Facebook page …which leads me to think it … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Hip Boots

One Saturday morning in mid-February, Hugh was working in town, so I had plenty of time to wander with my camera. The lake was calm so I decided it would be a great day to go for a stroll in … Continue reading

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I caught sunrise

With my husband out of town, I’ve been busy working on finishing two manuscripts. This has meant that I have been working undisturbed, between posting comments on Facebook and Twitter, until the moon has travelled far across the dark sky. … Continue reading

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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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The Handy-Dandy Handkerchief Saves the Day

A few weeks ago I wrote about what every Northwoods gal needs: a pocket knife, hip boots and a handkerchief. (See What Every Northwoods Gal Needs) Since then I’ve pulled my handkerchief out to help me with a number of other … Continue reading

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