Browsing All posts tagged under »Summer«

Astonishment favors the unprepared mind

August 31, 2010


I know you are dying to read a long soliloquy on an abstruse topic, but I'm fresh out of patience for all that. Wouldn't you rather see what's up at Barnes Park?

TLV Sunday morning: The tail end of summer

August 29, 2010


Yoda Cowboy and Obi-Wan Kesadie are of the opinion that it will be a good autumn, particularly if I mean it about more walking.

Boats on fire, a plague of locusts, sheriffs descending on the Day Park – what next?

June 4, 2010


Everyone seems to think I will have an answer to all the pressing questions of the day.  Not necessarily the right answer, mind you, but one that will serve.  Dean Branson wants to know about the burning boat on Torch Lake.  All I know is that a small boat caught fire, no one was hurt, […]

Another fine mess

April 2, 2010


I promised you a walk at dawn and then off I went without the camera, leaving you in the lurch. Ah well. Instead, here’s a photo from earlier in the week. Cladophora again. At least I’m pretty sure that’s what it is. I’ve asked for some expert advice on the matter, and will let you […]

Ah, summer we barely knew ye

September 30, 2009


We didn’t get much of it.  But what we got was lovely.  The water glittered in the sun the other morning when I walked the dogs.   The sky was so blue, the clouds so puffy and high, the pines so fragrant, that my heart lifted. The waves on the Bay rolled in, over and over, […]

Torch Lake dreams in the morning mist

September 19, 2009


This is such a lovely letter from Katherine. She writes: Got up early to go to work this morning and took the dog to the lake. Then had to go back to the house for the camera. This is what was going on. The lake was giving up some of its heat, in preparation for […]