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The bear on River Street

October 10, 2012


You know you're Up North when a bear stands by a cross-walk on the main street in town and everyone thinks it's just dandy.

Glory be

October 5, 2012


Miss Sadie, the Cowboy and I had pressing business in Charlevoix today. Nevertheless, we made a detour along the ribbon road to the top of the second ridge, parked the car next to the centennial barn, and fled into the afternoon.

Sailing, sailing, over the bounding bay . . . .

September 30, 2012


Babs writes: Saturday I went sailing on the Tall Ship Manitou. We were out for a couple of hours on the West Bay of Grand Traverse Bay. It’s easy to see that it was a beautiful day. There was a wind and a good time. Well I guess so. September is a fine time to […]

Coming Attractions

June 28, 2012


No matter how jammed your summer calendar is, you would be sorry to miss these excellent adventures.

Sonny’s Day Dawns

June 9, 2012


Back in November (The fog of war) I told you the story of Sonny Szejbach’s medal, and its long journey to reach him. Well, today’s the day. The entire Township will tilt south as people make their way down to Elk Rapids for the big doings.  The ceremony starts at 4:00 at the Amvets Post […]

The Children’s Reading Room

May 10, 2012


It's a great comfort to live in a place where you can sit in the Library with your head wrapped in a pale blue towel in the middle of a rainy afternoon without causing a lot of unnecessary questions.