FIFTY PLUS WRITERS GROUP MEETINGS AT TREC

Posted: February 16, 2017 2:27 pm

  Do you like to write?            Never tried writing?    Or    Have you written a book already?   The 50 plus writer’s group is just nine months old and is the only writers group just for Senior writers.   If you are over 50 and have written or would like to try your hand at writing, come… View Article



SILENT BIRDS OF THE NIGHT – – -OWLS

Posted: February 2, 2017 7:38 pm

    On nearly silent wings, owls easily fly at night whether it be in the open or through deep woods.  In fact, they are seldom active during the day.  Their exceptionally large eyes which face forward allow them to have binocular vision.  This unique feature allows them to see well at night and to… View Article


A LOOK AT NATURE ON PRESQUE ISLE # 1

Posted: January 24, 2017 8:10 am

  Raccoons  – – They are found all over Presque Isle and are the most urbanized wild critters in our neighborhoods.  You don’t see much of them because they usually only come out of their hidden homes at night.   They are wonderful scavengers looking for food anywhere from garbage cans, to creek and pond banks…. View Article


JANUARY’S CURIOUS WEATHER

Posted: January 17, 2017 7:59 am

  Living in Erie I am extremely familiar with the almost alien changes that come about in our weather patterns.  The old saying in Erie is that if you don’t like the weather, just stick around three or four hours, it is sure to change. Well, that certainly true of this year’s January weather so… View Article


The Cute Little Rodent with an Attitude

Posted: January 8, 2017 2:55 pm

    I am, of course, talking about the little devil that scampers about your yard, raids your garage and even digs holes in your flower beds.  This cute little trouble-maker is called a Chipmunk.  Yes, they are a rodent that just happens to be related to squirrels. Please, don’t hold that against the squirrels…. View Article


WINTER WORLD

Posted: December 30, 2016 2:04 pm

      Winter tends to stir either delight or distress in most people.  Some have been waiting for December 21 and the “Winter Solstice” to arrive with great anticipation.  This, of course, is the official day when we have the longest darkness here in the northern hemisphere and when we also greet the arrival… View Article


THE JOY AND ART OF NOTHINGNESS

Posted: December 22, 2016 1:57 pm

    Why is it we all seem to not be able to  just do nothing anymore? What about just napping in the afternoon?  What’s the last book you read without the TV blaring in the background?  How many of you have taken the time to merely take an hour’s walk on the Presque Isle… View Article


PRESQUE ISLE “TIDBITS AND HISTORY.” # 2

Posted: December 18, 2016 7:51 pm

Here is a continuation of my Presque Isle “Tidbits and History.”  I am amazed at how much in the way of comments, calls and some new information I received from the first article.  Here’s a thanks to Curt B. for tidbit number 1 in this issue.   There were seven steam powered passenger vessels serving… View Article


PRESQUE ISLE HISTORY AND TID-BITS #3

Posted: December 9, 2016 9:07 am

  The Presque Isle Light Station tower was originally left brick until 1899 when the tower was white washed at the request of Sea Captains out on Lake Erie. This was done to make it visible during daylight hours.  It was found that the brick color blended into the onshore trees surrounding the lighthouse. Lake… View Article


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