Category Archives: life forms

The end of endless summer

This post might have been titled Bike Riding in Michigan: Why did that chicken  (NOT) cross the road? I’ve been thinking about writing this post for weeks, and every time I go for a ride in Michigan, I remember something … Continue reading

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Snow girls and boys

I failed to post on the first official snowfall of Winter. That’s okay because I was out enjoying that actual snowfall, instead of sitting here writing about it. Action is sometimes more important than reflection.  Why write about it when … Continue reading

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Autumn chores

This weekend, I raked leaves, probably one of the first times since I was a small child, when my raking was minimally useful. I raked a gigantic pile of them at my house in Michigan.  We have a fairly good-sized … Continue reading

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Mice, lice and stinky feet

While Monkey Man was getting undressed for his bath, he begged me to tickle his “stinky feet.” Because he is four, despite the pungent foot aroma wafting from his shoes at the end of a long day, I would hardly … Continue reading

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