Daily Dalai Llama

“Nothing will muck up your day more than an escaped llama.” That was my friend’s words of advice when I offered to llama-sit so she could escape with her husband for the weekend. “Ginger,  farm animals might be friendly but they can take you out if you turn around. So always, always always focus.  Shut the gate behind you.  Pat the horse’s butt when […]

The Donut Tree and Donut Dares

This is the first summer in five years I haven’t been at the family cottage in northern Michigan,  treat in a town with more fudge shops than people. The cottage is on one of those back roads that require a few stops at a gas station for directions. One of the landmarks has always been  this big tree with a hole in the […]