Browsing All posts tagged under »Cowslips«

I say spring arrived on May 18

June 3, 2014


It certainly wasn’t very springlike on May 2, when it snowed.  The snow melted practically as fast as it landed, but that was probably because I threatened it with a welding torch.  It wasn’t very springlike on May 5, when plenty of ice bobbed about in the Bay.  It wasn’t even our ice.  It was the ice from […]

From Elk Rapids to Torch Lake everything’s waking up

April 14, 2012


There's an enormous amount of work going on at the upper harbor in Elk Rapids. On Friday the sidewalk superintendents were out in force. And there's more.

Bright little details

May 6, 2011


I thought you might enjoy a little splash of sunshine on this cloudy Friday. All of them made me smile earlier this week.

I am an evil person who should have flying monkeys instead of fluffy spaniels

April 30, 2010


I have grievously injured the Cowboy. However, he has forgiven me. Miss Sadie has not.  It all began when we went to the mailbox for the paper, and the Cowboy found something unusually smelly and vile to roll in, even by his standards, and then, upon being scolded, figured might as well be hanged for […]

Happy May Day – and Buy Indie Day too

May 1, 2009


I saw the first cowslips of the year on my way to Elk Rapids this morning.  I forgot the camera and I was running late anyway, so you’ll have to be content with last year’s pictures.  The cowslips look exactly the same this year. They cheered me up tremendously.  Happy May Day. I am reliably […]

Cowslips for Gram

May 10, 2008


Lots of people bought flowers and cards for mothers, grandmothers and wives today. Early tomorrow morning little kids will bounce into the bed clutching pastel envelopes that say “I love you Mommy.” Young husbands will bring young wives breakfast on trays and give them cards that say “Happy First Mothers Day.” Lots of us think […]