Category Archives: The Next Generation

Blueberries and Beyond

Rough wood slides across my palm and then swings back, disturbing the early morning solitude with a bang like cannon fire as I step out into a ray of sunshine filtering down through the dewy leaves. My feet rise and … Continue reading

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Canoeing

One of our absolute favorite whole-family activities was canoeing around Otter Lake. I seem to remember all four of us piling into the long silver canoe every day, or at least every day that the weather permitted. Dad always sat … Continue reading

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Overboard

I was notorious for losing things as a child. I owned a hand-me-down jewelry box full of mismatched earrings, their unfortunate mates scattered along trails and resting at the bottom of lakes and rivers throughout Michigan. If I managed to … Continue reading

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