Browsing All posts tagged under »Torch Bay Inn«

Keeping an eye on things for you

March 30, 2016


While the Summer People are in Florida and Arizona and Costa Rica, the rest of us are at home keeping an eye on developments Around Here. Someone has to do it, and Miss Sadie, the Cowboy and I don't have anything better to do this week.

Irises for Bloomsday

June 16, 2009


Out and about on a warmish sunny day it was hard to miss the bright irises blooming all around the township. They’re popular in Eastport gardens and have been for a long time—Loraine Mottern included them in her Wilkinson Homestead garden restoration, and they look very cheery along the fence. The landscaping around the Torch […]

And sometimes loveliness falls in your lap

May 30, 2009


So yesterday was a busy day, what with all the things we’d put off all week, and we had to do laundry.  Off to the Wash Basket in Central Lake.  While the clothes tumbled in the dryer, Miss Sadie and the Cowboy took each other for a walk in the grass behind the building, and […]

Lilacs enter, stage right

May 22, 2009


Rob the Firefighter is visiting, and we have been haring around the countryside in his sporty new car, enjoying spring.  I cleverly steered him through Bellaire, where we had lunch at Short’s and shared a lemon bar at MOKA for dessert.  Everywhere we went we caught the faint scent of lilacs. Along a couple of […]