Monthly Archives: August 2021

FLYBOY TAKES FIVE

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GARDEN SPOT

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SWIMMING LESSONS

Life with Charley:You Can Go Home Againby Charles McKelvy Yes, you can go home again.Really!I base my claim on a recent realization I had while driving through the South Shore neighborhood of Chicago. I realized as I drove north along … Continue reading

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POOL OF LIGHT

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PHOTO STOP AT 57TH STREET

(Chicago, IL) I had my Canon PowerShot SX50 HS digital camera at the ready Sunday as I motored home from the Monastery of the Holy Cross on what I call the scenic route along the south shore of Lake Michigan. … Continue reading

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GOLFING AROUND AT SOUTH SHORE

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SEA DUTY

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A FAIR DAY IF EVER THERE WAS ONE

(Berrien County Youth Fair, Mich.) We had the fairest of Fair days on Wednesday as we walked from horses to llamas and fancy chickens and swinging fairgoers and back again. It was all too beautiful, and, like everyone else on … Continue reading

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BACKROADS BICYCLING

I was talking to a friend in Chicago on Sunday about the comparative merits of bicycling in the Windy City and in the Great Lakes State of Michigan. A native Michigander, he readily agreed that the latter trumps the former … Continue reading

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FAIR FUN

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FAIR WINDS AND FOLLOWING SEAS

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FORTY-FOUR AND COUNTING!

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FIELD OF DREAMS

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THIS LAND IS OUR LAND

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AL FRESCO DINING AT WDSP

Had me a high ol’ time Sunday afternoon, riding to the nearby Warren Dunes State Park in sylvan Sawyer, Michigan. Yes, WDSP is the only country club I would ever join. Why? Because it’s the people’s park, for the people, … Continue reading

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SHIP CROSSING

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SOUTH BEND CUBS

Nothing could be finer than to enjoy a South Bend Cubs game, complete with post-game fireworks, in the friendly confines of Four Winds Field, with two dear friends, John and George. Such was my Wednesday night. Yes, the Cubs fell … Continue reading

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DOWN BY THE RIVER

(Niles, Mich.) To reward ourselves for our successful visit to the Niles Dental Clinic Tuesday, we took a stroll along the nearby Saint Joseph River. What is it about lazy, old rivers on lazy, old summer afternoons? Hmm. Nothing could … Continue reading

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A HERO OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE

Life with Charley:by Charles McKelvy I screwed up.Hey, I did an “ISU” a few weeks back when writing about my literary exploits at ISU, or Illinois State University, in Normal, Ill.I tantalized you by stating that I had won first … Continue reading

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FLORAL TRIBUTE

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HOOD ORNAMENT

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