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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 […]

From Elk Rapids to Torch Lake everything’s waking up

April 14, 2012


There's an enormous amount of work going on at the upper harbor in Elk Rapids. On Friday the sidewalk superintendents were out in force. And there's more.

Cowslips for Gram

May 10, 2008


Lots of people bought flowers and cards for mothers, grandmothers and wives today. Early tomorrow morning little kids will bounce into the bed clutching pastel envelopes that say “I love you Mommy.” Young husbands will bring young wives breakfast on trays and give them cards that say “Happy First Mothers Day.” Lots of us think […]