Browsing All posts tagged under »Torch Bay Nature Preserve«


July 15, 2014


We’ve been having company. One weekend our guest was Elizabeth Lurie, who unaccountably enjoys walks with the Disreputable Duo. That is how she came to take a picture of Miss Sadie and me at the Torch Bay Nature Preserve.   We started off on a brisk and breezy morning that warmed right up. The kind […]

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.

A summer afternoon at the Torch Bay Nature Preserve

September 3, 2009


There is a certain kind of road I can never resist. A tunnel of dark green over a gravel road, sun splashing through the leaves here and there, and at the end, the sparkling blue eye . . . .  Even when I have other things to do, I am compelled to take a little […]

Bugs, invading plants, and the trouble with LUST

May 29, 2009


I tell you, there is no end to the misadventures that are possible. We are in the midst of the annual Flight of the Miserable Little Black Helicopters. I do not know what they are, but I’d be glad to have a name to pin to them, so that I could curse them by it. […]