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Thursday, August 30, 2012

Rumblings Around Leelanau

Thunder rumbling is what we need. Well, rain is what we really need. The rumblings, however, are coming mostly from agricultural machinery. Old orchards are coming out, and land is being cleared for new trees. That’s the noise from the south end of the township.

Up at the north end, a young bear has been sighted several times, in different places. The hairy youth has caused no problems so far, but dog walkers are being careful where they wander.

It’s summer’s end and fall’s begining, and that spells fruit flies Up North. One thing that can be said for fruit flies is that they’re quiet. They arrive, they annoy, they die—and all without a sound!