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Archive for August, 2012

29 Aug

Reading List Updated.

These are since last posting on summer books: * Daniel Woodrell. Woe To Live On. * William Alexander Percy. Lanterns on the Levee: Recollections of a Planter’s Son. [1941] [NF] * Josefa Heifetz Byrne. Mrs. Byrne’s Dictionary of Unusual, Obscure, and Preposterous Words. [NF] * Tom Anderson. Things That Bite. [NF] * Molly Gloss. Wild […]

27 Aug

God Alights @ Muskallonge Lake

August 27, 2012, DEER PARK –God (aka G2)  and Laurie Darlin’ arrived yesterday with Super Dog Nadine in tow. Dinner at the Stump last night; had planned to grill, but drizzle, temp, various local factors sent us south. We’ll grill tonight. Started the morning on God’s deck with coffee, watching  four eagles share a pike […]

27 Aug

A Saturday Morning.

  Saturday, August 25, DEER PARK — We pulled away from the cabin at 0630. Fog most of the way into town. A half dozen people were already chowing down at the Logging Museum. We paid, went inside, picked up flatware packs and stood in line, just us. We each got a plate handed to […]

27 Aug

Bulldog-Indian Football

Friday, August 24, NEWBERRY — We arrived last night about 1745,  just as the lightning storm commenced, parked against the fence of  the football field, and waited while the dog trembled and shook behind us.  After a 50-minuted “lightning delay”, officials called the teams out to the field, we  got out of the Green Streamer, […]

24 Aug

Daylight in Da Swamp

Yesterday we took a drive over to NW Chippewa Co to see pal Sevie, daughter Rachel, hubby Mike and neighbor Sue. About 35 miles on dirt from our place. Sevie has a wonderful camp in the swamps, even has an old logging RR grade in back. Nice visit and on way home we could see […]

22 Aug

Another Day

Worked from 0200- 0500, then again 0900- noon, and then to town today for errands and haircut at Bob’s Barbershop, found out the Rudyard Bulldogs 0pen the football season against Newberry, in Noobs, 7 p.m. kickoff. We’ll be there, camera in hand, my first bulldog game since I graduated in 1961!  Today saw our fifth […]

20 Aug

T’ings From da Yoop

MONDAY, AUGUST 20, RUDYARD (BULLDOG COUNTRY, Alma Mater Mein) — Yesterday we drove over to “The Yard” today to meet friends Jay and Donna Emerson for lunch at Joe’s Bar & Grille,(in city-center Rudyard, within walking distance of Coach Roy Hamilton’s woodworking shop). Emerson’s were headed BTB after a week on south Drummond Island and we had not seen […]

11 Aug

Oop Der in Keyvinaw

Saturday, August 10, Deer Park —  Fast week, Mon through Thursday over to da Keevinaw, back here Thursday night, driving from Copper Harbor to Melstrand in rain, and here? Nary a drop, dry as a catacomb bone. Will fast through things and add some photos from various places. Monday, early blastoff for Houghton to fetch […]

04 Aug

Blood Time

CURTIS, August 2 — Met Jambe Longue’s younger “bro” Dean and wife Christine (Dean & Tine), and her Mommio  Georgie and her good beau Otto, at Chamberlin’s here north of town sur du lac. Whitefish baskets on the porch as the overcast and rain-threatening day that happily gave way to a blue sky and hot […]

01 Aug

Late Afternoon in the Blueberry Patch

The bloob crop up here this summer is hurting — no other way to put it, at least in our area north of Newberry. But yesterday we found some patches and picked nearly a half gallon. Usualy we freeze multiple gallons while we’re up here and bring them home BTB for Jambe Longue’s morning oatmeal. […]

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