Browsing All posts tagged under »Elk Rapids«

Wolf Cubs, Tiger Cubs, Bear Cubs, Webelos and the Pinewood Derby

March 19, 2012


I tell you, there's nothing so humbling to the amateur photographer as trying to cover a sporting event—and I say this as one who has been humbled in every conceivable way, photographically speaking. Nevertheless, I persevere. Next up, the Pinewood Derby.

Elk River pauses for reflection

March 18, 2012


Babs has been spending these summery days out and about. She writes: Seems we are into full summer up here. It’s been close to 80° several days this week and more of that is predicted for next week. Probably will get more snow before it’s all over.  I was in Elk Rapids the other morning […]

Cora and Gerry become patrons of the Scouts

March 17, 2012


On Friday Cora Stoppert and I went down to Elk Rapids High School for the annual fish dinner fundraiser for Boy Scout Troop 46. We were prepared for an elegant evening and we were not disappointed. This is Edward. He would be our helper.

Your Choice $20

February 23, 2012


Come back after and say thank you.


February 10, 2012


I woke up this morning to a snowstorm, fat flakes lazing about in slow spirals on their way down, very restful. I was prepared to lie there indefinitely just watching it fall. But I keep a cat and two dogs and have grave responsibilities.

Icy adventures on Bass Lake

February 7, 2012


I was in Elk Rapids this morning, and something caught my eye.  Could it be . . . yes.  There was an ice fishing shanty out on Bass Lake.  Must investigate. As I got closer, more wonders appeared. I had not expected to see ice boats today, but there they were, all lined up for […]