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Only in Michigan

Only in Michigan

I believe we must have just about the most unpredictable weather in the United States. They say it is because of the Great Lakes, but whatever the cause, if you…

Frigid February winding down once more

Frigid February winding down once more

Valentine’s Day is over again and now there’s only ten more days until another February “bites the dust” or in this case “snow” for another year. It was a quiet…

Winter cold arrives, Ah … February

Winter cold arrives,  Ah … February

I swore I wasn’t going to complain about February this year, but I am just not going to make it. Bitter cold, complete with a refreshing (?) breeze has arrived…

Groundhog Day here and gone again – early spring?

Groundhog Day here and gone again – early spring?

Groundhog Day has come and gone and Jack tells me since there was sunshine on Tuesday, the groundhog must have seen his shadow. As he left for work today, he…

Corn sure brings them in

Corn sure brings them in

We have been putting a little corn out under the bird feeder lately, hoping to keep a multitude of squirrels happy and save a little seed for the birds. I’m…

Computers – we just can’t do without them anymore

Computers – we just can’t do without them anymore

Working here at home is usually pretty great, until I am sitting here in an empty house a couple of hours after deadline and trying to think of something to…

Snow, snow and more snow…it must be January

Snow, snow and more snow…it must be January

Brent, our plow guy, has been here twice in the last few days trying to keep our driveway clear. He sure is a Godsend and I bribed him a bit…

Midwinter blues … and pinks

Midwinter blues … and pinks

Looking outside this afternoon [Wednesday] I am reminded that winter has officially arrived at last. The holidays are officially over, and January, with its skies of pink and blue,is here…

Holidays and STORMS

Holidays and STORMS

Christmas is now over and the end of the year is about to arrive once again. It has been an interesting few days in Clare County. Ours was a nice…

It’s Christmas! …well almost

It’s Christmas! …well almost

The big day is tomorrow and believe it or not, I am actually ready this year. Well almost…All of the presents except one are, wrapped and under the tree ready…