Browsing All posts tagged under »Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore«

Babs and the Bear

July 15, 2012


Babs Young has been playing in the big sandpile on the big lake. She writes: This was taken in Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore south of Empire. What a treasure we have so close to us. We are spoiled for treasures. Come see for yourself.

The most beautiful place in America my hind foot

August 27, 2011


Sometimes the thunder of the herd haring off across the cultural landscape gives me a headache. It turns out that a successful social media campaign has led to the election of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore as The Most Beautiful Place in America by viewers of ABC’s Good Morning America. The ones who voted anyway. […]

Borrowing grandchildren, meeting a boa constrictor, and playing in a giant sandbox

August 28, 2008


Last week I got to borrow some grandchildren. Their grandfather (Ed) and mother (Nancy) brought Ben and Nick to Barnes Park on a camping adventure, and were kind enough to share them with me. The boys learned to catch minnows in a towel, swam in Torch Lake—Nick insisted it had to be a pool because […]