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Archive for April, 2008

30 Apr

Site Notes

If you’ve been having a problem with the RSS link, it’s been fixed. Sorry about the glitch. More cartoons will be loaded this week or next: next batch will be published editorial (political) toons and a whole bunch from my Air Force times. Have fished a couple of times for bass — catch and release. […]

27 Apr

Idle Thoughts

Never made it out to fish the trout opener yesterday. Watched the Red Wings Colorado game, and had graduation obligations, etc.  My daughter and her mutt Cooper were here for the weekend. She asked me to shoot a quick message to her students at Simeon High School in Chicago. Yo, I’m coming for a visit, […]

22 Apr

The Passing of Days

Spring is here finally…croci, tulips, daffies, forsythia, buds on the lilacs, soft air, time to dig out shorts, and Saturday is the trout opener. I have some college graduation obligations, so will stick around this area. Today Longlegs met one of her kindergarten classes. The plan for the day was to write cards to our friend Steve […]

16 Apr

Sitting on a Creek

The night before last I spent with COs on an area lake where there is a smelt run. In my high school days smelt runs were the cause of a lot of jubilation — a very social time, to build a fire by the creek and dip out buckets of fish to be deep fried […]

13 Apr

Packing for the Porkies

News came late yesterday afternoon afternoon that I will have the honor and pleasure of spending June 29-July 12 this summer as a Porcupine Mountains Artist-in-Residence. Those selected to AIR slots were told notification would take place in late April, but AIR coordinator Sherrie McCabe of the Friends of the Porkies, called yesterday with the good news. Said the […]

02 Apr

You Want to Do What, When?

My local city government newsletter (The Portager) arrived today and I was a bit surprised to learn that the Portage Creek Cleanup is scheduled for Saturday, April 26, 2006, 9 A.M. to Noon. Yep, the department of transportation and utilities has asked volunteers to show up on the last saturday in April  to clean debris out […]

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