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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