Browsing All posts tagged under »Banks Township«

Essex Road Barn

November 19, 2011


November has its moments, and a good number were on display on Friday.   A half hour with nothing to do but cast off and drift for a bit.  Climb around on the ridge above Ellsworth Lake.  Watch the breeze riffle the needles of a young white pine.  Make a circuit around an old barn that […]

Raising the roof up in Banks Township

September 15, 2011


I am drawn to Banks Township in a general way. It is full of high ridges with sweeping views of the Bay, ribbon roads flowing past good farms, and people who are determined to work together. On Saturday, September 24, the Banks Township Hall in Ellsworth will be absolutely irresistible.

Civil War veterans capture Babs

March 13, 2011


It was bound to happen sooner or later.