Browsing All posts tagged under »Full moon«

Moonset at dawn

April 8, 2012


On Saturday morning Miss Sadie, the Cowboy and I were up early. At dawn the full moon would set over Grand Traverse Bay just as the sun rose over the drumlins, and we would be there. We gathered our provisions and trotted across the road. Would there be too much cloud cover? No, there would […]

By moonlight

December 20, 2010


It is good to walk through fresh snow under a full moon.  The light is brilliant.  Shadows move before us, stunningly sharp.  The cloud blanket is rolled aside.  The big lake is quiet under a clear sky.  The cold goes all the way to heaven, or whatever is out there.  We can breathe, and breathe, and breathe.  […]

Full moon rising

October 22, 2010


When I was a little girl I loved riding home at night, lying in the back seat of the car, looking up through the window. Mom and Dad murmured in the front seat as the radio played. Telephone poles and tall pines moved past in a steady rhythm. But the moon traveled with us, glinting between the trees, glowing bright across the potato fields.

Here we go again

February 18, 2009


The Weather Widget is glowing Advisory! and we’re in for it again. Might as well pull some bright bits and pieces out of the post pantry while the Writing Studio and Bait Shop sinks to its icicles in a black and white world. That cheerful offer appeared on the side of US-31 a couple of […]

Full Moon over Torch Lake

January 11, 2009


I took the dogs for a walk in the moonlight when I got home tonight, and thought again how beautiful it was.  Then I looked at my email and discovered that Babs had been moon-gazing too.  She wrote:  The first full moon of 2009 was last night (1/10/09) and the skies were clear enough to […]