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Coming soon to a blog near you

November 11, 2010


Making giant draft protectors, autumn roundup, and cooking even when you don't feel like it-plus a Great Big Thank You to Jessie

Harvest time in Antrim County

October 24, 2010


Yesterday was so full of good things to do that I cannot possibly show you all of it. I don’t think I can even fit all the highlights into one post.  It began in Elk Rapids with really good coffee and excellent treats first thing in the morning. I was there for a fundraiser for […]

Pineapple, poetry and Grampa’s Log

April 5, 2010


Think of this as a little spring concerto played on bongos accompanied by the first and perhaps the last of the Dutchmen’s breeches . . .   Part I, written on Sunday, in which Pineapple appears I’m invited out to dinner.  My contribution is in the oven, and a little glass of pineapple juice is at […]

Torch Lake Views is Powered by Red

February 4, 2010


Dried cherries in my oatmeal, cherry concentrate stirred into my apple juice, cherries in chocolate.  Yup, I am a cherry fanatic.   Here.  Have a recipe.  It’s from The Wise Encyclopedia of Cookery, one of my favorite cookbooks.  I bought it at an Indiana farm auction about 40 years ago.  (I was, of course, merely a child.  A […]

Warm enough to snow, cold enough to blow

January 11, 2010


Mama Nature is at it again. Hard to decide, isn’t it, whether to wish for clear, sunny winter days that freeze your glasses to your face or for a little warm-up that, inevitably, leads to more snow. Not that it matters what we wish, I’m just saying. Colder or warmer, dogs must be walked, and […]

People in spandex, flying pigs, and a penguin in chili – August in Torch Lake Township

August 7, 2009


This week the League of Michigan Bicyclists is having a nice little ride up the west coast of Michigan.  About 360 people left Montague on Sunday in the driving rain, headed for Mackinaw City. The skies cleared, another 71 riders joined the trek in Traverse City on Wednesday, and all 400+ poured into Torch Lake Township at […]