Archive for August, 2011

Historical Connections with Trail’s End-Guest Blogger

August 28, 2011

Guest Blogger –My cousin Warren Ebbinghaus of Traverse City, MI. We, as the Ebbinghaus family, were introduced to Trail’s End by our Grandfather, Willard R. Ebbinghaus, around 1947 to 1948. We all came north into Michigan from Dayton, Ohio. Grandpa was moved by General Motors to Lansing as an Engineer for Oldsmobile. He would go further north exploring every chance he had. He finally left GM bound to find work “Up North”. He found work in Traverse …Read the Rest

A Day of Amateur Radio and Fishing

A Day of Amateur Radio and Fishing
August 22, 2011

Just as the sun was coming up, AB9NN, Jon, was off to an early morning  amateur radio community service effort for the “Race the Lake” . “Lake Winnebago, which is one of the largest inland lakes in the United States …Read the Rest

A RIDE THAT ENDS WITH A BIG BANG!

A RIDE THAT ENDS WITH A BIG BANG!
August 19, 2011

NW Michigan is a destination for all sorts of recreation including walking, running, or biking on the beautiful Betsie Valley Trail. This trail connects Thompsonville (near Crystal Mt. Resort) with two communities on Lake Michigan.  In its previous life it was a …Read the Rest

Garden Fresh Stuffed Green Peppers

Garden Fresh Stuffed Green Peppers
August 17, 2011

Recipe: Stuffed Peppers Summary: This recipe came to fruition because of my recent pepper and tomato harvest.  Ingredients 4 Green Peppers (topped,washed, cleaned out) 2/3 cups of Quick Brown Rice (Uncle Ben) 16 oz. diced tomatoes (include juice) 6 TBSP of …Read the Rest

Music in the Park-Celebrating Summer Under the Stars

Music in the Park-Celebrating Summer Under the Stars
August 17, 2011

Appleton ended its summer series of music in Pierce Park last night with perfect weather, blue skies, and a gentle breeze. I found my way to the south side of town where cars already lined the streets around the park. …Read the Rest

Part 2 -My Name is Jane and I AM AN Aviation Junkie

Part 2 -My Name is Jane and I AM AN Aviation Junkie
August 1, 2011

In a previous writing I spoke of how my growing up years helped foster an admiration and curiosity about aviation, but not curious enough to learn to fly! Moving to Appleton, I found that I live just few miles from a …Read the Rest

My Name is Jane and I Am An Aviation Junkie Part 1

My Name is Jane and I Am An Aviation Junkie Part 1
August 1, 2011

My fascination with flight probably came from my father. At an early age I discovered  my dad was a Navy Aviator Trainer during WWII. He never continued flying after the war, but was drawn to planes. In my teens the air …Read the Rest

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