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Sunday Morning TLV – Up North in Michigan

December 18, 2011


A busy week, with too much to do, too little time to do it, even with Real Broadband. There were international cultural exchanges, the long-awaited publication of a book, and a visit to yet another new business in the Township. We have highlights.

Taking the long view

January 18, 2010


Babs has been perched on a ridge contemplating the long view.  She writes, Not too much sunshine here lately, but interesting skies and the trees are full of color. This was taken from Cairn Highway looking at the end of the Old Mission Peninsula. From this perspective, you can see why a settlement at the […]

Happy Fourth of July – Fireworks – Poetry – History – and sparklers on the beach

July 4, 2008


For everyone who wondered whether we’d have any Summer People this year – they’re baa-ack! The No Vacancy sign was up at the Torch Bay Inn last night. Campfires crackled at Barnes Park. Little kids waved sparklers on the beach. The parking lot overflowed at the IGA. When I walked the dogs this morning I […]

The Mystery of the Morrow Hill Tunnels

April 4, 2008


I wonder if anyone knows anything about Morrow Hill and its mysterious tunnels.  Correspondent Bill Bennett has sent a poem written in the early 1900’s that raises a lot of questions . . .

Wilkinson Homestead makes ACN

February 9, 2008


Jeff Kessler has a good story about the Wilkinson Homestead in this week’s issue of the Antrim County News.  (He did not have this photo of the WHHS quilt . . . . It’s a Torch Lake Views exclusive.)  I’d give you a link to the story, but it’s not posted on the ACN website yet.*  […]