Browsing All posts tagged under »Eagle«


April 27, 2014


I have just discovered truthiness. The word, not the concept. I gather most of you have known about it since, oh, 2005 or so, but I heard the word for the first time on the radio yesterday. The concept, if not the word, has been part of my analysis of Unfortunate Contemporary Discourse for a […]

The cat, the eagle, the sunset – just an ordinary Wednesday near Barnes Park

August 6, 2009


While I was entombed at the day job catching the merest glimpses of golden evening light, Bruce Laidlaw was strolling the beach in his flip-flops, camera in hand. This morning he sent an email. Had I, he inquired, happened to see this fellow soaring above the Bay at sunset? Well no, I thought grumpily, I […]

Even the eagles wanted to know when the ice would go off Torch Lake

April 15, 2009


Chris and Sonny Szejbach were taking turns checking out the ice on Torch Lake. The Day Park is just down the road from the Market, so they can do that, but only one at a time. Chris saw one eagle. Sonny saw two. But Chris had the camera. For those of you who don’t know, […]

Up on the rooftop, click click click

January 23, 2009


Bruce Laidlaw, operator of the weather station that supplies Torch Lake Views with Extremely Accurate Prognostications, and groomer of x-country ski trails at Barnes Park, has had a busy week. On Thursday (after I’d razzed him about, well, his whining about snowshoers) he wrote: Appropriate comment about my whining regarding the snow shoes. I need […]