Browsing All posts tagged under »Antrim County«

Spooky doings and it’s not even Halloween

May 7, 2012


For weeks I've been on about the famous Perigee Moon. I was going to do this right. I would have a glorious image for Torch Lake Views.

Miss Sadie and the Cowboy re-open for the season

May 4, 2012


Back in 2008 Miss Sadie and the Cowboy started a lucrative tourist-season enterprise. They offered tour guide services, referrals to their favorite secret places to find the True Up North Experience, and tourist picture-taking. (That last was difficult, as they lack opposable thumbs, but they secured the services of an assistant at a very reasonable price.) […]

Nameless lake with fisher

May 30, 2011


Babs has been taking experimental routes home. She writes: This was taken somewhere in the depths of Antrim County. I often drive a different way on my trip back from East Jordan and cannot tell you where I’ve been. This was one of those trips. It’s a small lake somewhere with one fisherman. I can’t […]

The high ground

July 26, 2010


Over here in the western reaches of Antrim County, long ridges run north and south, parallel to Torch Lake and the Bay. Between the ridges rivers flow through narrow valleys, connecting 14 lakes into a 55-mile long chain that finally reaches Grand Traverse Bay at Elk Rapids. Centennial farms command the high ground, watching the […]

Glory time is upon us

July 25, 2010


These are perfectly ripe apricots over at King’s.  I am fond of apricots, and I have been eating more than my share in the last couple of days.  That’s OK, though, as there are still plenty for you.  Every farmstand and farm market in Antrim County is overflowing with riches.  You can choose from the […]

Babs revisits the sunset

March 28, 2010


One of my alltime favorite Babs Young photos was taken from this vantage point.  Now she’s back, working with a whole new palette.  As she says, who can resist a sunset like this on Essex Road?  And this time she caught the gleam in the barn window.