Browsing All posts tagged under »Lake Michigan«

The Lady Wore Red

February 28, 2010


Babs Young was up in Charlevoix last week. She writes, I like that that they painted the Charlevoix Light red. It wears this color well. Indeed it does, especially on a bright and breezy February day. I like that Babs chose a different vantage point than the standard one, and managed to capture the atmosphere of the […]

Miss Sadie and the Cowboy star on YouTube

February 13, 2010


Do you remember when Miss Sadie, the Cowboy and I joined Loreen Niewenhuis for part of her trek around Lake Michigan?  She finished the journey last September and is now at work on her book.  Meanwhile, she’s stitched together photos from her adventure into a series of videos.  We are featured players in the one […]

Daytrip with Babs: Big Sable Point Light

October 5, 2009


Last week Babs Young found herself in Ludington.  She writes: This seems to be the time of year for light houses at dusk. This is the Big Sable Point Lighthouse.  It’s located in the Ludington State Park and is a 1.8 mile hike from the parking lot, but well worth the trip.  I am of […]

Letters from Katherine: Anger

September 28, 2009


The weather has turned. Rollers crash on the Lake Michigan beaches. Rain falls sideways. Roiling black clouds flew east across the drumlins today, dropping a rainbow on Owen McDowell’s woodlot and a lot of rain on Bayview Farm.  John Sala said the harmonics from the halyards clanging against sailboat masts in the Elk Rapids harbor […]

Places to go, people to meet

May 19, 2009


OK, it is not normally my practice to send you haring off after other blogly offerings, but I cannot resist. First of all, PJ Grath has outdone herself with More Spring Blossoms. I recommend you go look at them. Second, dmarks captured a Traverse City dog team with, er, training wheels.  You really should go […]