Category Archives: Things To Brag About

Dance of the Sandhill Crane

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On Tuesday, March 6, the film, The Dance of the Sandhill Crane will be shown for the Friends of the Onaway Library. The 45-minute film starts about 1pm, and discussion will take place afterward. Admission is free, and this event takes place at the Onaway Courthouse, located in the town of Onaway on M-68.


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Friends: I have created a brand new cool site dedicated to loons in Michigan and our efforts to preserve, protect, and something or other, but the important thing is you can see it all by going to This style … Continue reading


Our United Way Page

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Last spring I volunteered to be on the Char-Em United Way’s Citizen Review Panel, where everyday-people like me sort of jury local organizations that seek United Way funding. It was fun, a little work spent researching and examining grant applications, … Continue reading


My Bike Commute (RSSR)

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Today, on Red Sky Stage Radio’s…Planet Michigan…I talk about my bike…music for this show–and every show—by the most excellent and honourable (that’s with a letter U)…Kevin MacLeod……so another way in which I do my small part in lessening my impact … Continue reading


My (Owlmoon’s) Compost Pile

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Alright, so I didn’t warn you, when I said I was going to post pictures of my solar shower on last week’s segment (on my Planet Michigan page, of course)…that I was going to be demonstrating the thing…fear not, those … Continue reading


My Solar Shower (Red Sky Radio Segment)

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(The following is my 6-19-14 program for Red Sky Stage Radio, which airs Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:45, 12:45, 5:45 & 8:45)     …On today’s segment, and for the next few programs…I’m going to relate to you some of … Continue reading


Three Lakes, Three New Loon Rafts

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Our work installing loon rafts this season began with Ron and Lori Pool of Petoskey. We installed a new one on Munro Lake, re-installed one on Lancaster along with two buoys; and replaced one that got away on Round with … Continue reading