Browsing All posts tagged under »Elk Rapids«

Spiderweb shadows

April 17, 2016


Babs has been out and about on this warm – yes, really warm at last! – spring day.  She  captured these interesting shadow patterns in Elk Rapids, where the white stuff on the ground was beach sand, not that other stuff.  Fie on that other stuff.

The bear on River Street

October 10, 2012


You know you're Up North when a bear stands by a cross-walk on the main street in town and everyone thinks it's just dandy.

Coming Attractions

June 28, 2012


No matter how jammed your summer calendar is, you would be sorry to miss these excellent adventures.

Hanging out on the river

May 11, 2012


It wasn’t all rain this week.  Miss Sadie, the Cowboy and I spent a pleasant sunny morning hanging out on the Elk River with Louan. We took note of the Sea Lamprey trap.  It’s tucked in there next to the stone wall on the right. Here’s a closeup for you. The slimy bloodsuckers are one […]

Miss Sadie and the Cowboy re-open for the season

May 4, 2012


Back in 2008 Miss Sadie and the Cowboy started a lucrative tourist-season enterprise. They offered tour guide services, referrals to their favorite secret places to find the True Up North Experience, and tourist picture-taking. (That last was difficult, as they lack opposable thumbs, but they secured the services of an assistant at a very reasonable price.) […]

Kolu Stevens and the art of the Deal

April 20, 2012


One of the defining features of life in Antrim County is that every township and village is well-supplied with individualists, marching along to the beat of their own bongos.