Browsing All posts tagged under »Elk Rapids Library«

Kids on the porch, Market going to the dogs, Crazytunias – must be spring

April 3, 2014


It must be spring break.  On Wednesday a steady stream of people visited the Elk Rapids Library, where magical vegetables popped up in the lobby. Some of us were there to check out books or to use the broadband-connected workstations.  (OK, some of us were there to do both, and went downstairs to the perpetual used […]

Creative Recycling and A Tillyloss Scandal

May 13, 2012


Books must be dead. I have referred you to digital images of their carcasses for your reading assignment, and to a video for a scandalous biography.

An odd sort of winter if you ask me

January 3, 2012


It is an odd sort of winter, but the little kids don't care. They're having a good time sliding on half an inch of snow.

Cobbling up stone guest houses

October 19, 2011


There I was at the library in the Island House, signing up to use the Free WiFi–which I do three or four days a week out of sheer desperation–when Jackie Weber accosted me. “You should come to the stone house workshop,” she said. I was dubious, but Jackie is persuasive, so I presented myself at […]

Seeing the forest in the trees

May 29, 2011


Last Wednesday was drizzly, but an intrepid group from the Environmental Art Class set out for Library Hill armed with three bags of cherry pits and a lot of determination.

Island House

May 25, 2011


Sooner or later everyone takes a picture of this bridge. It’s perhaps the single most recognizable emblem of Elk Rapids. Katherine and I were documenting the recycled art projects on display last week, so she took a picture of Dorothy in her ruby slippers and I took a picture of both of ’em. Cross the […]