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The Sunflower Series: Babs addresses the question of aging

September 26, 2011


Babs Young writes: I think sunflowers are better the older they get. These were left over at the Jordan River Arts Council and I loved the way they were aging. Color is coming to Northern Michigan maybe sooner rather than later. So I’m looking for great color this fall.

Closing the year in sunshine

December 26, 2010


Babs Young writes: As you can see we had a white Christmas and it was a beautiful sunny day in northern Michigan today. In the foreground are former fields of sunflowers that have been harvested. This will be the last photo for 2010. Next week begins 2011 and who knows what new and exciting images […]

Cue Theremin¹

August 2, 2010


I am astonished.  Babs has produced her annual Sunflower Image and there is not a Triffid² in sight.  Just an innocent field of sunflowers, receding into the distance by the barn.  The Barn.  What is going on in that barn????  Triffid breeding, I’m sure of it.  Here are your footnotes: ¹Theremin ²Day of the Triffids […]

Now the sunflowers are talking to Babs

October 26, 2009


Babs and the sunflowers, what’s up with that anyway?  Now they’re talking to her.  She writes: The sunflowers have not been harvested yet.  So I stopped the other day and they asked to have their picture taken. So I did. Maybe they’re grateful for the opportunity to let their hair down. It must be exhausting […]

In search of زهرة عباد الشمس and fall color in Japan

September 26, 2009


One of my favorite things about the internet is that it links me to faraway places.  I love getting email from 鈴木 千佳子.  I love seeing mysterious search terms that people use to find their way to Torch Lake Views.  Today someone was looking for a زهرة عباد الشمس.  When I used the Google translator, and […]

Walking at Barnes Park and cruising Torch Lake – oh yes, it’s still summer

September 14, 2009


The weekend was perfect, wasn’t it?  I have lots to tell you about Saturday, but no time to write, so I’ll just show you what I was up to on Sunday.  If these images don’t persuade you that it’s still summer, there’s just no hope for you. I had a nice cruise on Torch Lake in the […]