In the face of World and Weather Adversity – we pulled it off! 15th Annual Telefest has been and gone! Thanks to all (32) of you who made it through the Wicked Winds of the West, the swaying Bridges of Michigan County, and the disheartening possibility of bulletproof Crème Brulé Crust on all your … Continue reading Post-Snowflea 2011
The sad part about my retro - costume ... it's all items of apparel or sport that I still use! Mostly. The goggles are historic, I have to admit - but they are mine. I used to wear them ski-racing back in "67.The sight of them still engages a lot of the memories and dreams … Continue reading Retro Night at Searchmont
(...what can I say -sometimes I'm not the most imaginative writer - especially when it comes to writing a personal note!!) So - enough about snow - I've told you that we are OK in that department - maybe there's not as much as my as my relatives have in Moncton New Brunswick - but … Continue reading OK – enuf about snow ….
....well - as I mentioned, we had enough snow to slide on - but it's been BORING! Today the clouds are shedding big time ... a serious snowfall is in the works. So if you are one of the anxious people who have been calling these past few days - wondering about this important enjoyment … Continue reading January 17th – and it’s snowing!
December 13th 2010 Brrr!! It is extremely cold today - i don't think the thermometer crept up from -15c . Here on the funnel-end of Lake Superior, we were just on the northern edge of that wicked storm that paralysed most of the eastern time zone this past weekend. Although we didn't get a huge … Continue reading Dogs, deer and delightful downhills
Yowsa! A lot of snow happening the last few days! Can't say I'm ALL that ready - I still had leaves to rake, bulbs to plant ... however taking that Hawaiian break sort of bit into the "getting ready for winter" list ... A few early registrations for Telefest 2011 already - ! Thanks folks … Continue reading December 1st 2010
I always have good intentions - but really, this blog is suffering from a decided lack of blog-ness! Of course it is difficult to haul a computer to town (hi-speed land) - remember a password you have not used for a year (never easy, all social activity seems to need a password ...) and then … Continue reading November 24th 2010
What a Telefest! …and it’s over! .....boo hoooo! How can I say what this past weekend was like? We were inside a happy kaleidoscope – the kind that has millions of coloured crystalline shapes on a brilliant white background. When you tumble the tube the images are always familiar and beautiful, yet never once the … Continue reading Monday morning musings
Our local writer and journalist, Conor Mihell, has written an exceptional article about his telemark skiing experiences chasing Enn, Jorma Paloniemi and the rest of the 'Fleas around our backwoods mountains at last years' Snowflea. Check it out in the new magazine, SBC Skier (SBC stands for Snowboard Canada). The Sault Star also picked it … Continue reading Magazine Article about Snowflea