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I say spring arrived on May 18

June 3, 2014


It certainly wasn’t very springlike on May 2, when it snowed.  The snow melted practically as fast as it landed, but that was probably because I threatened it with a welding torch.  It wasn’t very springlike on May 5, when plenty of ice bobbed about in the Bay.  It wasn’t even our ice.  It was the ice from […]

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 […]

Moonset at dawn

April 8, 2012


On Saturday morning Miss Sadie, the Cowboy and I were up early. At dawn the full moon would set over Grand Traverse Bay just as the sun rose over the drumlins, and we would be there. We gathered our provisions and trotted across the road. Would there be too much cloud cover? No, there would […]

Dawn patrol along Grand Traverse Bay

September 3, 2009


Now that Indian Summer is here, I am finally able to get up in time to see the dawn.  This is not due to character development on my part, but to the kindly tendency of dawn to sleep in right along with me.  This morning there were great rewards, especially after I went back to […]