Monthly Archives: June 2020

THE RETURN OF THE PERE MARQUETTE

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THE GREAT PATRIOTIC WAR

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SCREEN SAVER

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MOTOWN MEMORIES

Had there been no COVID-19 crisis, I would be finalizing plans to attend the International Convention of Alcoholics Anonymous in Detroit next week. Alas, it was canceled, along with just about everything else. Right?  Yes, the new normal is strikingly … Continue reading

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HEALING WATERS

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TYPING WRITER

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94+12+90+41+31=SERENITY

(Harbert, Michigan) I practiced safe distancing Sunday by driving alone to the Monastery of the Holy Cross at 31st and Aberdeen in Chicago’s Bridgeport neighborhood.  And, yes, we all wore masks at the monastery and sat at least six feet … Continue reading

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THELMA TAKES FLIGHT

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OPERA NIGHT

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MONASTIC WELCOME

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THE BEGINNING OF US 41

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TRAVELS WITH RANDY

Travels with Charley: A Tale of Taking the Tigers by the Tail by Charles McKelvy My friend Randy Lober and I sensed last year that not all would be well with this year’s baseball season. So we made plans last … Continue reading

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NEW TROY MARSH

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PRESSING MATTER

Copyright©2020Charles McKelvy I AM FLYBOY Volume One: A New Cat on the Block a cat’s life by Flyboy the Magnificent* (*as told to Charles McKelvy) photography by Charles McKelvy & Elizabeth Gravitt (Chapter 34) I AM FLYBOY a cat’s life … Continue reading

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GENTLEMAN CALLER

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DEAR OLD DAD

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BIKING BIRDER

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JUST JASON

Jason Gresl is the most amazing clarinet teacher I have ever had.  He is always nudging me to new heights, and he leads by example.  Such as:

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VINNIE THE VULTURE

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TRYRANNUS TYRANNUS

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ROADSIDE BIRDING

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NOW WE ARE 85

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CAT NAP

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A PAIR OF REAL TURKEYS

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GARDEN SPOT

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SAD NEWS

We received word this morning of the unexpected passing of our friend, Mike Cotter.  Mike died at home in Sawyer, Michigan on Friday evening, June 5 after a cook-out with his loved ones.  Mike was in his early 60s, and … Continue reading

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THE COVID RAMBLE

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HANGING BASKET

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PANTHER IN THE PINES

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SWAN A SWIMMING

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