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Christmas Wishes

December 21 and just three more days until Christmas Eve is here again. The lights and decorations are up, the presents are bought and wrapped, the baking is done and…

Winter arrives

There’s only an inch or so of snow on the ground around our house, but there are icy spots on the back roads and when I went to the doctor’s…

Only 17 shopping days left

I just don’t know how it happened so fast but the holiday is nearly “upon us” already. There is now less than three weeks until Christmas and even less for…

It was a great holiday

Holiday weekends are really the best, aren’t they? And, this was one right up near the very top of my list of person best times. It was as close to…

Giving thanks

It is Thanksgiving week again and the perfect time to think about all of those things we have to be thankful for. Most of the time we (Jack and I…

Tis the season – for catalogs

It is the “wish book” season, around this house at least. That is my favorite relaxing pastime lately – browsing through a variety of catalogs or “gadget” magazines as Jack…

Hunting season starts next Thursday

Did you know that last year, an estimated 648,100 hunters spent 9.6 million days “afield” and harvested nearly 422,000 deer? Hunting really is a “Michigan pastime” and has been for…

October’s over–here comes November

Well the summer clothes are almost all packed away and the winter clothes are in the closet. Now it will probably warm up again… I really hate that chore –…

End of fall

It was over 70 degrees outside today, but even though tomorrow (Thursday) is supposed to be even warmer, you know this just can’t last much longer. In fact I was…

Indian summer?

I don’t know if this is Indian Summer or not, but I like it. The colors, although starting to fade away already, are still beautiful. It makes me want to…