Category Archives: life hippy


Some observations I made this past week while vacationing in the UP: * In the lower peninsula, you buy campfire wood – as in – wood for the campfire; whereas in the upper peninsula, you buy camp firewood – as … Continue reading

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Last November, the Husband and I decided it was time to seriously make a change in our habits and loose some weight (more on “weight loss drama” in another post .. or series of posts .. not today).  He had … Continue reading

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Cudighi Pizza

I finally had a chance to get to the Amish Market the other day to buy some meat.  On the counter by the register, I spied some round focaccia bread that looked awesome so I grabbed it. Home baked pizza … Continue reading

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Becoming a Farmer

Hello again world.  Its been awhile since we’ve talked.  My bad. I want to talk about becoming a farmer.  Nick and I have secured 2000 sq. ft of farmland at Michigan Micro-Farm and along with my cousin Jon, we’re going to … Continue reading

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How to turn 34 in style

This time last year, Ray’s Mountain Bike Park held a women only day at the park.  It was on a Friday and my friend Kristi was planning on going.  She and I went down together on Friday, stayed overnight and … Continue reading

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How to have fun in the winter time .. an essay

I have been quiet lately, because I’ve been working on this.

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9 years ago today

I’m pretty lucky.  I married my best friend.  We still laugh at each other’s jokes and he’s still the last voice I want to hear before I fall asleep at night.  We enjoy each other’s company and friendship.  I look … Continue reading

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femine kunundrum

Every few years or so, I make an attempt to present myself in more stylish, feminine fashion.  By this I mean, nicer clothes to work (ie – not hoodie sweatshirts and cargo pants), and perhaps some makeup.  My last attempt … Continue reading

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love-hate relationship

I drive a 2002 Jeep Liberty Sport.  Its survived 207k+ miles so far and just had its 5th set of tires installed.  Its been paid off for 2 years now, and seems to keep getting me where I need to … Continue reading

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i can has siesta?

I realize the irony of posting about how I’ll probably be posting more, and then, not posting for a week.  I really do.  But, alas, life is hectic at times, and this week left me burnt out and fried.  Work … Continue reading

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