Tag Archives: history

Vol XIX – #157 – Droned Up North

Report by Jim Leaving for Illinois this morning. I am going to try to drone a bit down state if the weather holds. There was some nice patchy sun up at the tip of the peninsula until it clouded over quite a bit. Always a treat to spend time up here. I’ll be back up for the color. Heading to… Read more »

Vol XIX – #156 – Fred Pretrosky Remembered

Report by Jim There was a show at the Old Art Building today celebrating the work of Fred Petrosky, one of our favorite painters who passed away last year. He loved to paint local characters, my Dad being one of them.  The building below on Center Hwy between Suttons Bay and Traverse City is marked as a historic site, but… Read more »

Vol XVI – #227 – God Bless America’s Servicemen

November 11th will always bring back memories of my friendship with Walter McCord.  And in many ways also with General Mark Clark, both gentleman were important participants in our victory of WW ll as well as Leland neighbors during the summer.  Walter of course was born on November 11, 1918 and was one of my favorite photographers.  I had the… Read more »