Category Archives: Travels with Charley

The Road Less Traveled


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Lost in Michigan

(Van Buren County, Michigan) After a delightful visit in Paw Paw with our dear friend Dixie Burkhart the other sunny October day, we took to the backroads of our sister county and poked our way home, in no particular hurry.  … Continue reading

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Such a deal!

Is “Travels with Charley” your type of writing? Then you might consider spending $10 for 20 pages of original fiction written on a Remington manual typewriter by Charles McKelvy, with a little help from his cat muse, Tiger. All you … Continue reading

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Welcome to Gary

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Mother’s Russia

Travels with Charley: Getting Mother to Russia by Charles McKelvy Travel is never easy, right? Yes, I’m right, because I speak from experience, and the travel misadventure I would like to speak of right now is the trip my late … Continue reading

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Travels with Charley

Springing North for an Annual Spring Renewal By Charles McKelvy Four years ago my good friend Mike Klinger said: “Hey, Charley, how about going on a retreat with me up in Petoskey?” Hmm. Petoskey? In March? Really?!? But then Mike … Continue reading

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Back in The Beacher

(Author’s note: After being absent from the pages of The Beacher Weekly Newspaper in Michigan City, Indiana since December 2012, I have returned with today’s edition and will be appearing as long as the Good Lord allows me to travel … Continue reading

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