Browsing All posts tagged under »Grand Traverse Bay«

Oh the humiliation

November 4, 2012


Not only did I fail to tell you all about Polish dinner at the Hacienda and getting my first deer but I have been scooped yet again.  Intolerable.  I really must do better.  In the meantime I must eat humble pie.  The Michigan Picture of the Week is a splendid autumn sunset taken from my favorite bluff […]

By the light of the silvery aurora

October 14, 2012


There is nothing I love more than storycatching, and of all the stories that come my way the ones that intrigue me the most offer a glimpse into the creative process. There I was wide awake at dark-thirty Saturday morning, mousing around on the computer looking for something absorbing to take me out of my […]

Never too many apples

October 1, 2012


I've been holding out on you. I know you've been worried, what with the failure of the cherry crop—and the peaches and the apricots and the hay and the honey—that we'd be wasting away Around Here.

Sailing, sailing, over the bounding bay . . . .

September 30, 2012


Babs writes: Saturday I went sailing on the Tall Ship Manitou. We were out for a couple of hours on the West Bay of Grand Traverse Bay. It’s easy to see that it was a beautiful day. There was a wind and a good time. Well I guess so. September is a fine time to […]

The Weatherman contemplates Tiger Rock

July 2, 2012


This is how we mark the rise and fall of the Great Lakes. We measure them against our own beloved places and our own selves. Bruce asks Do other people name their favorite rocks?

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 […]