Browsing All posts tagged under »East Jordan«

Sunset over Lake Charlevoix

April 9, 2012


There are many, many kinds of people in the world, among them people who think that it is possible to have entirely too many sunsets, thank you very much.  I do not understand that position. I stand four-square with Babs Young in the “never too many sunsets” camp. She writes: I’ve been spending a lot […]

Out on thin ice

February 21, 2011


Babs Young has been out and about observing the flora and fauna of Charlevoix County.

Bruce Woodcock’s Tonsorial Parlor

February 12, 2011


We passed a window that caught my eye. A squirrel in a fishing hat. You don't see that every day, even in Charlevoix County.

The wrong kind of purple and the wrong kind of swan. The sky’s gonna fall.

August 23, 2010


Babs writes: Here we are in East Jordan with a lovely pair of swans. Now I think that purple is purple loosestrife, which is an invasive species that we are not supposed to like. I do like the color it adds to this photo, so I promise not to like it too much and will try not to photograph it ever again.

Happy Thanksgiving from Babs

November 23, 2009


Babs Young went looking for a last little dab of fall color and found this.  She writes: Most of the leaves are gone, but I managed to find these in East Jordan today. Not sure what type of tree they are from, but the color is good. I’ll be in Ohio next week, so no […]

Pristine lakes, heavy industry, and the surprises of history

August 12, 2009


Nothing can tell you as much about this land as the story of how we have used it. Few families in the region have been so intertwined in that story as the Malpasses of East Jordan. W.E. and Alice Ann Malpass came to the thriving town on the shore of Lake Charlevoix in 1883. They […]