Browsing All posts tagged under »Pussy willows«

A puzzle for you

April 13, 2012

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Across the road there is a jumbled pile of branches from what was, if memory serves, a very tall shrub before the big blizzard. The branches have silvery catkins on them that resemble pussy willows but grow in dense clusters.

Early spring on Grand Traverse Bay

March 18, 2012

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Miss Sadie, the Cowboy and I request the favor of your company on a short walk along the shores of Grand Traverse Bay. It will be so warm that you will not even need a jacket, but I recommend you bring one so you will have extra pockets to hold Petoskey stone finds, or an excellent treat or two.

Of pussywillows and blessed rain

April 3, 2010

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It’s raining, thank goodness. In fact, it is pouring down like a sonofagun. Naturally I left some shoes outside, oh-well-oh-well, but at least we’ve staved off the serious threat of wildfires for a bit. I’m sorry for everyone who came up for the weekend expecting a continuation of the lovely summery weather we’ve been having.  Perhaps […]

Five treasures in a green envelope

April 1, 2009

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Kathy, Da Blogger from Da UP, was in search of a cure for cabin fever, not to mention an idea for a post. She thought a scavenger hunt for signs of spring would be just the ticket. Find these five items, she challenged, and send them to me in a green envelope. First one in […]