Tag Archives: outdoors

Life’s Little (and big) Ups and Downs

Here it is the middle of September and my summer is now at an end. It is back to school/work and being a productive member of society once again. It has been a bit difficult because everyone wants to know … Continue reading

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A Day of Rest

Northwoods Journal Sunday, July 5, 2015 No place to go today, so we had a very nice, relaxing day. And, the birds began showing up at the bird feeders today! So, I have several photos to share. Mark fired up … Continue reading

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Ready for a Holiday

Northwoods Journal Friday, July 3, 2015 Up at 4:15 a.m. and on the road by 5:10. Even though we weren’t the only ones to have the bright idea of getting on the road before dawn, we still made quick time … Continue reading

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Big Birding Weekend

Our tradition for the past 15 years has been to spend Mother’s Day weekend in the northwoods, but due to our landscaping project we decided to forgo the trip this year and stick around home. Since we couldn’t go to … Continue reading

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The Fungus Among Us

Northwoods Journal Monday, September 1, 2014 Labor Day After we went to bed last night I realized that we had forgotten to bring in the birdfeeders. With the kids sleeping on the pull-out bed in the living room, and the … Continue reading

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Second Verse, Same as the First

Northwoods Journal Saturday, August 30, 2014 I’m pretty sure you now have “I’m Henry the 8th, I Am” stuck in your head. LOL  Sorry!  No, I’m not really. 🙂 [ I am a few days behind in posting journal entries … Continue reading

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Vanishing Northwoods

Northwoods Journal Thursday, August 28, 2014 Mark worked from home this morning and we were able to hit the road headed north promptly at noon. There was quite a lot of traffic for a Thursday afternoon, lots of campers, so … Continue reading

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Prayerful Consideration

While I was walking the three beagles today, I spotted a somewhat rare and elusive creature — a praying mantis! Of course, I had three dogs and no camera at hand, so we continued on our way. The route that … Continue reading

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Winged Things

Northwoods Journal Sunday, July 20, 2014 Since Mark’s allergies have been so awful up here, I let him sleep in this morning and got up with the dogs. It’s much more of a hassle with having to tie Daisy up … Continue reading

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Adventures in Real Estate

Northwoods Journal Saturday, July 19, 2014 I must start this entry with a warning: today’s “adventure” was a real snoozer for the most part. You may want to wait until just before bedtime to read this, because it’s sure to … Continue reading

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