Monthly Archives: August 2019

GROWING THEIR OWN IN DETROIT

(Detroit, Michigan) You may have noticed by now that this blog is all about the good news of people helping people, ,and so I would like to pass along this report from the Capuchin Soup Kitchen at 1820 Mt. Elliott … Continue reading

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BREAKFAST IS SERVED

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THE ROOKERY

(Chicago, Illinois) When I conduct one of my informal architectural tours of this toddlin’ town, I always include the Rookery on LaSalle Street at Adams.  Why? Because the Rookery was designed by Burnham and Root and originally completed in 1888.  … Continue reading

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WARREN DUNES

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POSTGAME POSTCARD

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WHY A DUCK?

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FAWNING AROUND

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OFF AT VAN BUREN

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GRAND BANKING HALL

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STU

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VULTURES’ ROOST

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IN CONCERT

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SWING MUSIC

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FAIR PHOTOS

We went to the Berrien County Youth Fair twice this year.  Once on our anniversary, on August 13, and again, on Friday, August 16, to catch all we had missed on Tuesday.  We have loved the fair since we moved … Continue reading

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DEATH ROW INMATE

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RED BARN PLAYER

My date with musical destiny will be met Saturday night at 8 p.m. EDT at our Red Barn here in Harbert, Michigan when I present a one-man program called: FIVE EASY PIECES:  TRAVELS AND TUNES WITH CHARLEY.  Admission is free … Continue reading

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FAIR SKY

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ANNIVERSARY ON THE FAIR GROUNDS

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RUSSET ROUND-UP

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TOUGH LOSS FOR LUCAS

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STRETCH

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MORNING GLORY

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CONTREDANSE en RONDEAU

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PEDALING PATRIOT

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AVENUE OF LIGHT

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SUN SPOTS

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LOT OF BULL

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THE TEXT-FREE LIFE

A friend asked the other day: “You get my text?”  “No,” I told him, “I didn’t get your text,  because we went back to a landline.”  No more smart phones for stupid people.  Not for us. We quit Facebook, and … Continue reading

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TRAVELS WITH CHARLEY

A Riviera Holiday in Three Rivers by Charles McKelvy You had every intention of catching a foreign film at the Vickers Theatre in Three Oaks, Mich. but you went too far on U.S. 12 and ended up in Three Rivers. … Continue reading

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STOPPING BY WOODS

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