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Day’s End

Day’s End
June 4, 2011

Having spent the better part of the day in Grand Rapids in the scorching heat and moving quickly from one air conditioned venue to another, I was relieved to be finally heading North. After a couple of hours of driving, the white …Read the Rest

Northwest Michigan Spring Time Treasures

Northwest Michigan Spring Time Treasures
May 13, 2011

While I was home last weekend Fast Eddy (my dog) and I had a chance to get out and walk in the woods of NW Michigan in the hills above my mom’s house. The steep slopes free of undergrowth were easy …Read the Rest

Growing Up with an Older Brother in Northern Michigan

Growing Up with an Older Brother in Northern Michigan
May 12, 2011

Growing up in NW rural Michigan surroundings, what could be better than having an older brother to “hang with”? Life was exciting and fun, with him taking the lead and setting the course. We built tree houses together. At one …Read the Rest

Cross da Menom.River and Through da Nord Woods

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, …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

Madison Weekend Part 2

Madison Weekend Part 2
March 17, 2011

Sam Stein of Huffington Post (yes a liberal on-line news source) uses this quote in response to citizen political action in Wisconsin : “I think that the governor (Scott Walker of WI) really did wake a sleeping giant,” said Justin …Read the Rest

A Pine Mountain Romantic Memory

A Pine Mountain Romantic Memory
February 14, 2011

We were in Iron River last weekend and I happened to see this newspaper in a gas station. Seeing these headlines reminded me of a couple visits I have had to Pine Mountain. No, I was not there ski jumping. …Read the Rest

The Sparkle of February’s Winter Days

The Sparkle of February’s Winter Days
February 8, 2011

 It’s 5 degrees this morning, another cold snap here in the Mid West. By February, I begin to hunger and crave for more sunshine and its warmth on my face. The light has returned today. Can you feel it? Its brilliance is magnified and reflected off …Read the Rest

GUEST BLOGGER: WOOF!

GUEST BLOGGER: WOOF!
January 25, 2011

  Fast Eddy here. I decided that I would take my turn at the keys and pound out a few words to you all. So here goes. A few of you have asked how my rear leg knee surgery is …Read the Rest

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