Browsing All posts tagged under »Petoskey stones«

Grandma’s Beach

June 26, 2011


We have a request for information about where a family could do a little rockhounding around here. And, um, apparently one of the kids has had a little too much fun already this summer and is sporting a cast, so that factors in too. Got just the place, along with a few Additional Suggestions.

A Babs-eye view of the 5k

April 10, 2011


Babs Young shows you her view of the First Annual Torch Lake Views 5k (and Don Gould Memorial) Walk.

Playing with fire. Also stones and water.

May 16, 2010


This morning I poured a cup of coffee and sat down to see what Mrs. Uhdd has been up to over in the north of England.  It turns out that she is celebrating the third anniversary of her admirable blog.  Three years of posts about drystone walls, weather sweeping across the hills and dales, fellrunners, chickens, […]

Torch Lake vs Petoskey

June 12, 2008


My blogging software says someone found Torch Lake Views by searching “torch lake vs petoskey” on Google. I got to thinking about it – what, exactly, did the searcher have in mind??? So I decided to explain the differences here, just in case anyone else is unclear on these matters. Petoskey: a town in northern […]

Township fossils

March 13, 2008


No, we are not discussing the graying of Torch Lake Township (although whenever I see toddlers I assume they are someone’s grandchildren). Today we celebrate the Petoskey Stone, beloved object of beach searching for generations of summer visitors.  Most readers will already know all they care to about the state stone of Michigan.  Most of them, in […]