Browsing All posts tagged under »Barnes Park«

Postcard from another planet

January 21, 2010


Katherine has been busy with this and that, much of it having to do with pesky computer issues, but she took time out to send us something special.  She wrote, This looks like something from an alien movie. You can almost see the little green men climbing up one of those peaks. Wouldn’t you like […]

A beautiful day in the neighborhood . . .

January 16, 2010


No getting around it, a little sunshine does wonders for the northern spirit.  We have company, and this afternoon we were all over at Barnes Park enjoying the little dab of balmy weather.  Rob the Firefighter and the Lady Alicia went cross-country skiing on the groomed trails with Lucy the Sleek.  Susan (mother of the […]

On the trail of the Mad Groomer

January 13, 2010


I suggest you pull on your mittens and skis and glide on over to Barnes Park right away.  Weatherman Bruce Laidlaw informs me that the Mad Trail Groomer has been at work again, and Bruce should know.    Isn’t that inviting?  Don’t dillydally.  You never know how long a good patch of snow is going to […]

The tender inner parts of Autumn in Torch Lake Township

October 28, 2009


Yesterday was a good day. Everywhere I looked something glowed. When I went to see Barb Higgins for my regular shearing, I stopped to make portraits of her birch tree.  She caught me at it and laughed.  It’s her favorite tree, and although one customer told her she should cut it down to make more […]

The Big Show: Barnes Park in autumn

October 11, 2009


It turned out to be a good weekend for autumn walks, if you don’t mind a little bone-numbing cold. We took a little stroll along the paved walking/biking trail at Barnes Park yesterday. The sun came and went, the wind came and stayed, the rain held off mostly. Open spaces along the trail make it […]

Walking at Barnes Park and cruising Torch Lake – oh yes, it’s still summer

September 14, 2009


The weekend was perfect, wasn’t it?  I have lots to tell you about Saturday, but no time to write, so I’ll just show you what I was up to on Sunday.  If these images don’t persuade you that it’s still summer, there’s just no hope for you. I had a nice cruise on Torch Lake in the […]