Browsing All posts tagged under »Winter«

OK, Babs is in Key West – but Miss Sadie, the Cowboy and I went to the beach

February 29, 2016


Many people Around Here look forward to the weekly Michigan Picture from Babs. Except when she goes to Key West in February. It's probably obvious that Miss Sadie, the Cowboy and I are not in Key West. We did, however, go to the beach.

Some days are just better than other days

February 19, 2016


We had a good walk under blue skies. We found the Bay right where it's supposed to be. We even found some lichen to show Mr. Tootlepedal. Finally, I discovered my dilemma before we headed home.

Mount Gushmore

April 7, 2014


It hasn’t been a bit warmer over in Boyne City than it has here, but they are an intrepid bunch.  Where there is intrepidity, there is Babs.  She brought you back a present:  the ice fountain from the Boyne City Park.   Yes, the skating rink beyond is Lake Charlevoix.  Yes, it is frozen, but not in […]

At least Babs is taking care of business

February 21, 2013


During my protracted absence from the blogosphere, Babs Young soldiered on, documenting the winter of 2013 so that generations hence may be suitably awed by what we put up with back in the Olden Times. This of course assumes that these posts will survive that long in a form that can be read by future […]

The Weatherman weighs in

February 20, 2013


Bruce Laidlaw read yesterday’s post, which featured a careful selection of Sunny Winter Day images from earlier in the month. Then he looked outside his window at the thrashing Bay, and replied: Thanks for the new post. Things looked so nice. You couldn’t take those photos today. It’s blowing 35 [mph] here and it has […]

As we were saying

February 19, 2013


It has been a trying winter at the Writing Studio and Bait Shop, but I see no reason to drag you through the worst of it with the rest of us.  I believe I’m going to show you some of the best parts instead.  How about if we start with these snapshots, proof that a […]