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A new exhibit at Mama Nature’s Gallery

June 2, 2016


Babs told me that a whole flock of new sculptures had migrated to the Walk of Art over at the Elk Rapids Day Park, so on Tuesday Louan and I went to see them. Above: Louan really liked the stone and wrought metal Garden Piece by Wendell Heers and Scott Lankton and For Wendell Heers by […]

The Raven, the Pussycat and the Moose

March 5, 2016


A Raven and a Fat Black Pussycat went into a bar to kiss the Moose. And you thought nothing interesting ever happened Up North in the winter.

Babs on Sunday*

January 25, 2016


*I am shamelessly stealing from Mrs. Uphilldowndale’s Spud on Sunday series. As we have discussed, I have a lot of catching up to do around here.  Babs Young has been sending her weekly Michigan Pics the whole time.  I have enjoyed every one of them, but I am not going to post two years’ worth here […]

The weather is nothing to brag about. Let’s go to Havana.

January 23, 2016


I have been gone so long that I can never catch up.  We’re going to start in the middle of things and just keep moving ahead as if there had been no hiatus at all. Babs Young has been to Cuba with a group of photographers and writers and other disreputable types who have many […]

Recycled, repurposed . . . remarkable

July 5, 2014


When Rod and Mira Bell heard that Eastport’s old township hall was on the market again, it struck them as just the place for their Bird Studio and Gallery. The building began life as the Upper Torch Lake Association firehouse shortly after World War II, which intimidates the Bells not at all. They like applying […]

Summer arrives: A ghost town, a princess, excellent treats and the return of Stone Circle

June 18, 2014


Apology and explanation The apology part: I did not get a post up about the Wilkinson Summer Lecture series when I should have (the flyer is here). In spite of my dereliction, there was a good audience on Monday for Paul Delange’s talk about Comfort, Michigan, a ghost town on the abandoned rail line between […]