Tag Archives: Michigan

Picking Favorites

By S. J. Brown We all have favorite things, that special gift from long ago, or a place with fond memories. Sometimes our favorite is a sentence that just glides off the tongue and completes a thought. After every photo … Continue reading

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On the Road Again

The car was fully loaded, leaving just enough room for Jay and me.  The back seat held a small cooler for drinks, 2 camera bags, 2 duffle bags, and a bag of snacks.  In the trunk was a large cooler … Continue reading

Posted in adventure, Animals, Art, author, birds, Blog, children's books, close ups, Close Ups & Close Encounters, coot, Cranes, critters, Herons, images, Michigan, Nature, photographer, photographs, photography, S J Brown, s. j. brown, unique, Wildlife, wildlife photographer, wildlife photographs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 22 Comments

Autumn Delights

This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction I’ve always loved October. In our part of the world it’s when the trees put on their finest and each vies with the other to be the most outstanding. The result is … Continue reading

Posted in activities, anticipation, Autumn, celebrations, Childhood, Children, Creativity, Day of the Dead, decorations, events, Fall in Michigan, family, favorite things, Fun, Growing Up, Halloween, Happiness, Imagination, Jack-o-lantern, L.Leander, Memories, Pumpkins, Reality, Relationships, Seasons, tree, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

Pumpkin Time

Kate Wyland . I’ve always loved the Fall. Well, almost always. When I was a kid back in Michigan, I got horrendous hay fever just about the time school started. I didn’t like that. But once the allergies went away … Continue reading

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Photographs and Memories

I was an awkward kid with buckteeth and a lisp, sandwiched between a pretty older sister with a wonderful singing voice and a younger, cute-as-a-button sister who could play any instrument she picked up. Our brother, the youngest, was and … Continue reading

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Life with Tractors

This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction The year I turned thirteen we moved to a farm. Granted, it was only a hobby farm, but it was forty acres with a stream that meandered through graceful hardwoods where wildflowers … Continue reading

Posted in Adventurous, Dedication and Remembrances, Garden, Heritage, History, meeting new people, Memories, Mother, Planting, Seasons, Seedling, Seeds, Spring, Summer, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Do You Know Your Heritage?

This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction Sherry Hartzler did a wonderful post yesterday on listening to your ancestors talk about their lives. She said that hearing the words rather than reading them after people are dead and gone … Continue reading

Posted in Balance, Brave and Courageous, Characters, Children, Chippewa, communication, creating character, Dedication and Remembrances, Education, Friends, Health, Healthy Pride, Heritage, History, Indie Publishing, Interviewing, Loose Ends, Lsanguage, meeting new people, Memories, Mentors, Mother, Native Americans, Nature, Novel Related, Perseverance, researching books, Resolutions and Changes, Restarts, sing, song, Spiritual, stories, Uncategorized, unique, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments