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THE MANY OLD-FASHIONED DELIGHTS OF A PRESQUE ISLE WINTER

Posted: January 22, 2016 6:48 am

Today is midday, midweek, mid-January, and midwinter and sure enough a light flurry snow is falling.  This IS Erie, right?  Under this winter wonderland spell, Presque Isle takes on a hushed Currier and Ives look and quality. As I drive onto the park, I notice quite a few courageous walkers on the multi-purpose trail. They… View Article


THE LURE OF LIGHTHOUSES – – Where history and legend meet

Posted: January 18, 2016 1:01 pm

  Wherever there are large bodies of water, there very likely are lighthouses.  They come in all shapes and sizes. Lighthouses, by their very nature, seem to attract tales of shipwrecks and tales of ghost ships, plus the storybook life’s of their keepers. They are many times lonely sentries on treacherous shores. For example, take… View Article


WALKING AND WANDERING ON PRESQUE ISLE

Posted: November 24, 2015 6:52 am

As Presque Isle slips between fall and its annual opening of the winter season, an austere beauty sets in on the park. This is a beautiful time for just wandering.  As many past visitors to “A Place for All Season” know, I define “wandering” as just walking here and there on Presque Isle with NO… View Article


LIFE IN A LA-Z-BOY BRINGS NATURE T0 THE RESCUE!

Posted: November 15, 2014 5:10 pm

  As some of you readers of “A Place for All Seasons” know, I have had a tough 45 days or so with a serious run of pneumonia. Just a few days ago, for the first time, I ventured out of the house and my Lazy-Boy chair and went somewhere other than Urgent-Care, the doctor… View Article


LET’S TALK ABOUT THOSES HOLES YOU SEE IN THE TREES ON PRESQUE ISLE

Posted: August 29, 2014 5:25 pm

Usually we think of the forests we see and visit as a natural habitat, or place to live for a wide range of animals, birds and plants. Whenever I am able to talk to visitors on the park and the subject of the park’s woods and forests, the topics turn to mammals, insects, and birds…. View Article



HOW BIRDS SURVIVE WINTERS – – HOW WE CAN HELP

Posted: December 13, 2013 5:46 pm

  Winter winds that whistle around your house and on Presque Isle and temperatures that make outdoor activities for us humans less than fun are on the way.  Many folks move south for the winter where boating, golf and fishing are possible in the milder weather.  May Erie birds also migrate south , too.   They… View Article




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