Tag Archives: Michigan

Home on the Range

There are a lot of things I like about Missouri, having lived here for almost three years.  It’s a pretty state.  I live in the foothills of the Ozarks; I like rolling land, I like rock, I like hardwood forests … Continue reading

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Anguished but determined

“I am only one, but still I am one.  I cannot do everything, but I can still do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something I can do.”                                                                                          Helen Keller   One … Continue reading

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Misc Musings

We have been in our new place, which still doesn’t have a name, for just over two weeks. It is still not “ours” but is in the process of becoming. The biggest drawback to rural life is the distance one … Continue reading

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So long, Mishigami

I was moved to Michigan when I was a small child. As an adult, I’ve been wanting to leave for a long time.  We tried on Florida for 13 months and no thank you!  Too hot, too muggy, too flat, … Continue reading

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The Journey (so far)

The first house Mr. Nobody and I bought together was the 22nd we had toured.  We needed a central location and lots of room for kids visiting every other weekend, for not too much money and we found it.  It … Continue reading

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A Political Odyssey

Once upon a time, many years ago, I was a registered Democrat.  I was born liberal, from parents who were.  I am a coal miners granddaughter, and in the house where my father was born were three portraits.  One of … Continue reading

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Beware the Treaties

When I opened the shades this morning, I was greeted by a monochromatic world.  Michigan is covered in snow.  Cloudy days are the norm.  The wind has been quite gusty, blowing snow all around. These are good days to stay … Continue reading

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Empire of Lies*

*Or, the real state of things. It’s getting to be that time of year, when whatever idiot we elected to executive office tells us how it’s going. The lies this year will be whoppers.   They begin with the name:  United … Continue reading

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Dangerous Ideas

Every so often, a book comes along that rocks my world.  I’ve mentioned a few, but here’s a new one: Smoke Signals   A Social History of Marijuana – Medical, Recreational, and Scientific by Martin A. Lee. If you have … Continue reading

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Searching

So here we sit, in develhell, looking for property in northwestern Michigan. We’d like some acreage for privacy and nature enjoyment, with some water of some sort; the search has been instructive. For instance, you can buy a property and … Continue reading

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