Browsing All posts tagged under »Central Lake«

Spring Picnic at the Knowles House – tonight!

May 26, 2010


I know this is not much notice, but I think you should consider having dinner on the lawn at the Knowles House this evening.  (That would be Wednesday, May 26, just in case you’re reading this on, say, Friday.)  The event is a fund raiser for the Central Lake Area Historical Society.  Gary Dawson is […]

The yellow brick house

February 2, 2010


Sunday night I opened my weekly email from Babs Young. She wrote: This elegant simple yellow brick home is on the way to Central Lake on M88. The snow sets it off very nicely. I’d passed the house many times on my rounds, but until I looked at it through Babs’s lens I never stopped […]

A perfect 4th of July weekend in northern Michigan

July 6, 2009


Babs writes:  Every 4th of July there is a parade in Central Lake and the Blue Heaven Gang is usually one of the attractions. This year was no exception. Two trucks, four golf carts and one Ranger carried somewhere over 40 of us right down Main Street. That’s an Up North 4th of July for […]

What a mess. What a beautiful mess.

April 14, 2009


Miss Sadie, the Cowboy and I were multi-tasking over in Central Lake. While the laundry was sloshing around at the Wash Tub we had a little constitutional and took some snapshots of the former Lamplight Inn. What a mess. An overflowing dumpster here, a flapping blue tarp there, a parking lot full of trucks, a […]

A little color to relieve Mud Season

April 5, 2009


Antrim County Michigan Photo Ramble: Central Lake and Bellaire on a sunny late winter day

Frugal Bugle: Treasures in Central Lake

March 3, 2009


People kept telling me about the consignment shop in Central Lake. Sure, I thought, just what I need, a new source of knick-knacks. But there I was, foiled in my plans to do laundry and looking for adventure. The only place open at 5:30 on a frigid Saturday evening was – ta-da! – the Treasure […]