Tag Archives: outdoors

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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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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A Tale of Hunting a Christmas Tree

A couple of weeks ago while talking with Dad on the phone, he told me that they had gotten their Christmas tree a couple of days earlier. “It wasn’t as easy as you are able to do,” he said. “You … 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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Exhaling and sighing – Art of Winter Update

It’s Friday afternoon. My Kickstarter fundraising campaign successfully ended last Sunday night. (More on this below.) My graphics designer is making adjustments to files for the book. And I just finished finalizing the photo gallery for Art of Winter to include all … Continue reading

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