my, my, my what a beautiful world


We're here on the North Shore of Minnesota, on Lake Superior, Gitchi Gummi.  I'm in the condo right now listening to Colin Hay and feeling fine.


This is a mini vacation, a scouting trip of sorts with my parents who are in from Florida.  We all have been on our best behaviour.  D had to postpone at the last minute due to some shocking developments at his workplace.  He'll be joining us tomorrow evening.  My parents are settled in a condo a few doors down from me and the Little Lotus Bud.  And I have the evening to myself.  I love it.  I can do what I want, listen to the music that I want, sit up all night reading if I want or just go to bed early.

I don't think I've ever been on the North Shore in the summertime.  Sure I've been up here plenty to camp but never right on the Lake.  I can't go to bed early.  I have to absorb all the goodness and beauty around. The light was light until at least 10 pm.  I can have all the window open and snuggle into bed later.  But for now I want to just absorb, to soak in the glory that is summertime, the cool of the lakeshore air, the smell of a wood fire.

My, my, my what a beautiful world.






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  1. Beautiful pictures! Enjoy!

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  2. Beautiful. So much peace in these photos and narrative.

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  3. It is really so beautiful up there. My parents actually are moving up to Duluth from Memphis in the next couple of months.

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  4. Thank you, my friends. The Lake is a indeed a wonder of beauty.

    Kat - I am full of envy that your parents are moving to Duluth! Maybe, just maybe, we will find a property for us that suits our lifestyle and our budget.

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