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Good job, Mrs. Schoensee

November 26, 2011


Almost three years ago Joanna Hicks carted me off to a band concert over in Central Lake. It was a wonderful experience, and the next day I wrote a little post (Let there be music). The 6th Grade Band had been together for just 14 weeks, but everyone managed to get to the end together. […]

Let there be music

December 18, 2008


Joanna Hicks sent an email: Would I like to go to the Central Lake Winter/Christmas program? She’d pick me up. Well, I didn’t see how I could go wrong. So there we were last night sitting on the bleachers in the high school gym, watching the kids file in, brass gleaming, parents applauding. A hundred […]

If you mow it they will run

August 26, 2008


On my way to Central Lake to do laundry, I happened on a whole lot of vehicles parked alongside M-88.  Naturally I had to investigate.  I followed the gravel drive up the hill and found an amazing panorama.  Someone had mowed the meadow below into a cross-country course, where high school runners in a dozen different team jerseys were warming […]