Archive for April, 2011

Cross da Menom.River and Through da Nord Woods

April 21, 2011

  Cross da Menom. River and through da Nord Wood To Grandma’s house we go; Da spouse knows da way To carry his laday Thru da slushy and late Spring snow, OH! Cross da Menom.River and thru da nord wood, Oh how da wind does blow! It’s hard to go, As da mileage blows, As o’er da highway ’tis slow. Across da U.P. an’ da Big Mac Bridge, To have …Read the Rest

Lawrence University Alum Produces John Muir Documentary

Lawrence University Alum Produces John Muir Documentary
April 16, 2011

 Jon and I attended a film screening of a documentary that appeared on  PBS  “American Masters”  in honor of Earth Day. The documentary is “John Muir in the New World”. The special screening was held because the filmmaker, Catherine Tatge, …Read the Rest

The Last Snowmen in Appleton-A Sign Spring Is On the Horizon

The Last Snowmen in Appleton-A Sign Spring Is On the Horizon
April 8, 2011

With the last snowfall about 10 days ago and the neighborhood children being on vacation,I notice a last ditch effort to make the last snowmen of the season. So I drove around the subdivision and snapped the results.  I decided …Read the Rest

Michigan’s Most Secluded State Park

Michigan’s Most Secluded State Park
April 3, 2011

  Since the late 1800’s, the wilderness of the Upper Peninsula has drawn wealthy industrial families to the woods and quiet lakes of the North as summer retreats and camps. The Proctors, Gambles, Eli Lillys, and Armours favored the Les …Read the Rest

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