Monthly Archives: April 2019

DOIN’ THE LOCO-MOTION

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TRAVELS WITH CHARLEY

The Marvel That Is Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie by Charles McKelvy On a heartbreakingly beautiful October day in 2016, Natalie went off to discover the wonders of the Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie without me. That was because we had felled … Continue reading

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APRIL SNOW

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THE TUFTED DUCK

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ON THE ROAD WITH THE BBC

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POWER TO THE PEOPLE

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SUNSET ON RED-E

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STATELY STATE TREE

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SOLO ACT

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MOURNFUL FIGURE

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THANKS FOR ALL THE BIRDS, KIP!

We were pleased to seek spring migrants Saturday with the man who had a lot to do with making the Galien River County Park happen in New Buffalo, Michigan.  I speak of Kip Miller who was Chief Naturalist for the … Continue reading

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HE HAS BEEN RAISED!

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CATHEDRAL OF TREES

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MOON TREE

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NOTRE DAME FOR NOTRE DAME

WATCH: Notre Dame’s Folk Choir Records a Special Tribute to Notre Dame

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THE CHRISM MASS

(Kalamazoo, Michigan) I was pleased to represent Saint Agnes Catholic Church, along with Stephanie Mitschelen, at the Chrism Mass Tuesday at Saint Augustine Cathedral. We were joined by our Parochial Vicar, Father Vanathaiyan Savarimuthu, MSFS, and St. Mary of the … Continue reading

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BIGGEST LITTLE BASEBALL MUSEUM

As a kid growing up in Three Oaks, Michigan, Garry Lange loved to play catch with his big brother Larry, and, as an adult in Three Oaks, Garry is expressing his love of baseball with the opening of the Best … Continue reading

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APRIL SNOW

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PALM SUNDAY

 

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OPENING DAY IN THREE OAKS

(Three Oaks, Michigan) Baseball fans loaded the bases Saturday, April 13, 2019 for Opening Day at the Biggest Little Baseball Museum.  The brainchild of life-long baseball enthusiast Garry Lange, the museum is free and open to the public and is … Continue reading

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FOR THE BIRDS

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LENTEN REFLECTION

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SUNSET BOULEVARD

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TRAVELS WITH CHARLEY

The Skyway Is My Flyway by Charles McKelvy The Chicago Skyway—outrageously expensive as it is—is my guilty pleasure. And I indulged that costly vice recently when I journeyed to the Monastery of the Holy Cross in Chicago’s Bridgeport neighborhood. My … Continue reading

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LIGHT SHOW

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TRAVELS WITH CHARLEY

Ridin’ the Rails with the Midwest Rail Rangers Is the South Shore too much with you? Have you ridden too many round-trips between Carroll Avenue and Millennium Station to be remotely interested in the passing scenery? Then you might consider … Continue reading

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RIDIN’ WITH THE RAIL RANGERS

For more information about Midwest Rail Rangers, please visit: info@railrangers.org or http://www.railrangers.org

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TREE OF LIFE

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HOME OFFICE

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NIGHT CAT

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