Miss Sadie and the Cowboy star on YouTube

Posted on February 13, 2010


Do you remember when Miss Sadie, the Cowboy and I joined Loreen Niewenhuis for part of her trek around Lake Michigan?  She finished the journey last September and is now at work on her book.  Meanwhile, she’s stitched together photos from her adventure into a series of videos.  We are featured players in the one that covers the stretch from Suttons Bay to Mackinac.  Needless to say, we did not cover that stretch.  We covered the merest morsel from the Palmer/Wilcox/Shah Nature Preserve north of Elk Rapids to somewhere around Golden Beach at the south end of  Torch Lake Township.  It was all we could do to keep up with Loreen.  This woman can walk.

You can watch our debut on YouTube from a comfortable seat on Loreen’s Lake Trek blog:  Revisiting Lake Trek Segment 6. If you are on sloooow dialup, you can start the video and then go do something else for awhile. Make supper. Walk the dogs. Read the paper. Eventually the video will have assembled all its bits into one five-minute show, and you can press “Replay” to watch it–and listen to it, too. Loreen’s son Lucas sat down at the piano and played Clair de lune as the panorama of blue skies, blue waters, sandy shores, and the occasional spaniel flowed past.

It will remind you of walking on the beach in the summer. It will remind you of wading in the Bay in the summer.  Best of all, there are some darned cute photos of Miss Sadie and the Cowboy.  Earlier this week, exhausted by the adulation of their public and the stress of pawprinting autographs, they escaped to the shore for a well-earned vacation.

The beach in winter has a different beauty, but we like it.  We like it very much.   

The Great Lakes. Don’t mess with ’em. We mean it.
Love—Gerry, Miss Sadie and the Cowboy