I believe we got in excess of four inches of rain yesterday..I do not yet know about today..flood warnings in effect..
We have not seen the sun for two days.. black clouds , high winds, gale force winds here at the Lake.. 100% humidity,, 74... Read more
Water, water, everywhere!
Wowser~! It was so dark all day that it still looked as dark at noon as it did with I awoke at 6 a.m.!! We got over two inches of rain in two hours!!
It is now almost 2 p.m. and still sprinkling and dark. We were going to go to Dad's an... Read more
No, it is not a naked co-ed building, it is everywhere!!! 86 degrees, 92% humidity.. I am pretty sure I lost about a couple pounds at work just in sweat.. not glistening,as some delicate women like to say.. sweat.. purging the toxins happens to ... Read more
I just filed my few pics from the weekend.
Spark pal Gaye (Gaby) and her hubby John Thursday afternoon.
I got home from the beach around 11 a.m...left Buddy's place at 9:15 a.m. It is about 80 miles from his door to mine,,I will check when I go to work tomorrow,, my odometer..
When I got in the door, DD said that my workplace wanted to know why... Read more
Beautiful weather on hte lake,, 76 degrees, more to come when I get home..... Read more
I woke up two hours early, unable to sleep.. have everything packed except the cooler... I will be back Monday morning,, time to do laundry and unpack, get back to the real world.. I hope we get some fish!
I will try to remember to get some p... Read more
I am so relieved to be out of the workplace and home to pack for Oscoda!
DD and I went to fill up my gas tank and our gas cans. I got my gas for $1.62/gal.
Picked up my Rx's, had pharmacist enter me in computer for auto-refills .. No mo... Read more
THE SOO LOCKS
The two longest locks in the world are part of this National Historic Site. The new Poe Lock is the largest lock on the St. Lawrence Seaway and the only lock that can handle the super freighters which are 1,000 feet lon... Read more
Off to work in the dark,, nice cool morning, slept with the windows open but used a blanket for the first time since May. Two more days after today, to work.. almost finished packing!... Read more
PINE MOUNTAIN FACTOIDS
The Pine Mountain Ski Jump is the largest artificial ski jumping hill in the WORLD! It is also home to the largest running competitive ski jumping tournaments in North America. Top jumpers from all over the world travel to Giant Pine Mountain ... Read more
Mackinac Bridge History and Factoids
Opened to traffic in November,1957, the "Mighty Mac" is five miles (26,372 feet) long, withe suspension spanning 8,614 feet, making it the third longest suspension bridge in the world!
The word may be tricky to pronounce, ... Read more
Fishin' in Da U.P.!!
IF there's a river in the region, expect to find a good steelhead run from April through early June, with a 14 pounder within reason and reach. The Carp River, Black River, and Brevort River are some of the more eas... Read more
Spaghetti Salad and St. Ignace, Michigan
For the person that does not know about the salad:
Boil spaghetti or any pasta you like until al dente`.
Drain and add diced onion, celery, green bell pepper, tomato, green olives. Toss with Italian dressing and/or Caesar dressing. Just be... Read more
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