Monthly Archives: May 2019

TRAINING DAY

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TOUTING TEAM BIRDATHON

It WAS the Best Day of the Year! by Charles McKelvy “This is the best day of the year!” That was Southwest Michigan Team Birdathon organizer Mike Mahler saying what we all thought the night of May 18 after the … Continue reading

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THE ROAD AHEAD

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BEAUTY ON THE BIKE

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DECORATION DAY

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CLARINET SOLO

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TUBA SOLO

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ACORN

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RED DAWN

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READERS ARE LEADERS

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THE CONSUMMATE BIRDER

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FUNERAL MARCH OF A MARIONETTE

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THE BEST DAY OF THE YEAR

(Sarett Nature Center, Michigan) “This is the best day of the year!”  That was 2019 Team Birdathon organizer Mike Mahler saying what we all thought Saturday night after the successful completion of the 31st annual event.  An event started and … Continue reading

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SAPSUCKERS STRIKE AGAIN

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SAX AT SOX

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READ ALL ABOUT IT!

(Author’s note: I am pleased to present the first chapter of my recently completed novella, COLD CASE.  If you would like a signed, printed copy of the complete manuscript, please send me your address and a check for $10 (U.S. … Continue reading

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MR. POTATO HEAD

Natalie, being the loving and concerned wife, noticed that I was snacking on the so-called SOS food group as we traveled around our captivating corner of the universe. Meaning foods full of: Salt, Oil, and Sugar. And it was showing. … Continue reading

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FIELD SPOTTER

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WALKING WITH TRAIN

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TRAINING IN THE RAINING

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THANKS FOR ALL THE OPERAS

(University of Notre Dame, Indiana) We concluded our 2018-19 Met Opera HD Live season on Saturday by being mesmerized by Poulenc’s soul-searing opera, Dialogues des Carmélites.  We wept as the Carmelites walked singing towards the guillotine of the French Revolution, … Continue reading

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BEACH BIKE

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SIMBA, SUN CAT

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A DAY IN DETROIT

Detroit?!?  Yes, for my birthday, on May 7, we took Amtrak’s Wolverine from New Buffalo to Detroit and spent four delightful hours in Motown before heading home on the westbound Wolverine at 6:18 p.m.  We focused our visit on: two … Continue reading

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BIRTHDAY BOY

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START TO FINISH

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BIRTHDAY PRESENT

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SHADOW PLAY

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SUN DAY

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NETTING THE MOON

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