This hundred-pound wolf was hit and kileld by a vehicle yesteday (Jan. 27) on US-45, south of Watersmeet. CO Dave Painter responded to the call.
Archive for January, 2013
Ice storm predicted for evening, we had a great turnout in Portage today, where I read short stories and signed books. One ofthe days highlightw was seeing my old Fid’s Bar/Studio teammates and friends Bob Surdy and Tom Berghuis.
Snow, dreaded snow, but one member of da pack loves it.
File-fishing the past two days, Day 9 of the cold, but the mend-trend is clear and upward now. Scrips-Howard News Service reported, July 3, 1994 that Australian scientists studying the genetics of flower colors have identified a blue flower gene in the petunia and are in the process of transplanting it into roses. Our neighbor […]
HS: Writing samples from Class of 1980. And education is suddenly questionable? Could it be that by and large a large number of 17- and 18-yr-olds are not very competent at anything, and never have been? Just wondering out loud. Over. “I believe that the people of Michigan have had it way to good and […]
Day 8 of a pesky, annoying cold, but last night I slept almost normally, which suggests the virus is losing hold. Pretty raree for me to get colds, which makes them more annoying,. So I am sitting here like a slug, reading mostly, and noodling stuff in the news and around me, including Facebook. And […]
Shaksper Findeth Home He be, we are quite certain, Shanny’s younger sib A cast away from far and geo curtain Forsooth, I speak direct — Him Taken from Big Nap Streets North to Mishawaka, there kept so sweet, In grand company at the Land of Heart, There be he, biding time, When suddenly swoopeth down […]
Reading along, I circle every word I don’t understand, later look it up, and sometimes this flow of new words causes me to invent new ones — to my liking. Here’s an example, just from last night: wanderjahr, ecrevain, pneumatiques, petits bleu, potlatchiken, trimmer (this is an 18 C word that refers to people who […]
Our pathetic (yet expensive) TV cable service (misnomer) has given us exactly one bowl game this season: OU vs. Texas A&M last night, my first look at Mr. John Manziel of A&M, redshirt freshman All American and 2012 Heisman winner, aka Johnny Football. He can play for sure. But all I could think, as I […]
Sandhill Crane,1,108 I(638); Deer, 587 (798; Downy Woodpecker, 587 (408); Redbelly Woodpecker, 575 (332); Bald Eagle, 443 (471); Pileated Woodpecker, 321 (124); Turkey, 267 (201); Great Blue Heron, 249 (65); Hummingbirds, 220 (75); Dead Deer, 142 (148); Redtail Hawk, 139 (143); Northern Flicker, 135 (86); Jaeger,86 (none); Hairy Woodpecker, 94 (96); Snowy Egret, none (42); […]