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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.) […]

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 […]

Storm warnings

August 22, 2009


I had business in Elk Rapids today, and decided to tack on a stroll around town.  It was a great day to inspect the harbor, as all the boats were huddled right there where you could see them.  I wonder why . . . Then over to the other side of town, where the Elk River […]