Let’s try this option … Reblog
My cousin, Kris Robertson, on her way out west….

The Spruce Tunnel

No Internet last night…or at least not one with a strong enough signal to reach The Spruce Tunnel.   Sometimes that happens.     I spent today without Internet too – and not much cell phone connection,  no radio,  no restaurants,  no Interstates…   In short,  I spent nearly the whole  day on two lane roads —  and  less than two lanes:


Really.   The road I was on just . . . ended.

There wasn’t much of anything in any direction.


I had started out on a two-lane paved road,  but there were construction cones all over and absolutely no signs.  No signs telling me where I wanted to go,  no signs telling me the name of the road I was on, just the memory of a cheery young lady behind a gas station counter assuring me that what I wanted to find was “that way” – which I had just about figured…

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I have been trying to get back to blogging … And sharing my photos!

The Paint River … Here by Crystal Falls at flood stage! Me … And so many others … Were out & about …taking pix!



Old post card shows some writing … Like suggesting family members … Frank & Bernard ….

    Beautiful sunny day … BUT temps in the 30’s … Last year’s freaky WARM spring it was in the 70’s! It is APRIL … BUT we still have over a foot of snow on the ground this year! 
    I do have a “test maple tree” tapped … Not running yet. I hope the apple trees blossom well this year and produce lotza apples!
    Well … I still have unfinished WINTER projects that I didn’t finish! … Like: add to Ancestry .com, sort my pictures, finish sorting Christmas stuff … Etc

I went to the Strongman contest at the city park this past weekend.

Just a test … On my IPad.







    This was a good Christmas. I gave up feeling sorry for myself … & drove down to Wisconsin. My son, Alan, had the party at his shop in Green Bay. Everyone turned up. It was just for me, my kids, their kids, & their kids. The only one extra was Maggie’s friend, Dave & his dog.
    The food was set up in their lunchroom, with the refer, microwave, & the popcorn machine.