Tag Archives: Rumsey Island

Farewell to a friend

Just about two years ago, I had the great pleasure of being introduced to Mr. Don Langrehr. He was one of the kindest, happiest, chattiest men I had ever met. He sat and spoke with my husband about everything from his life … Continue reading

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Embracing change

The Merriam Webster says, Change is the act of or instance of becoming different. It says nothing about change being bad or change being good. That, most of the time, is up to us. Last year at this time, I … Continue reading

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Welcome back Don!

In case you might be wondering just what the status of your Thursday blogger is, I have been in and out of Upper Chesapeake Medical three times since Labor Day,  fighting off one of our number one public enemies – … Continue reading

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Upper Chesapeake Adventure

I just got back from the start of a Chesapeake adventure that involved neither a canoe, kayak or  Skipjack.  Recently, I spent a week in the local body repair shop known as The Upper Chesapeake Medical Center.  I begin chemo in a … Continue reading

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What a Turkey!

It was 6:30, kind of a misty, foggy morning and I had  just cranked up the scooter and started the rounds of my residential complex, i.e. my apartment in Harborside.  First I opened the vertical blinds to see what was happening on … Continue reading

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A Beaver, Eager to Escape

Headed for the patio again aboard my coupe-de-ville Scooter, eager to take advantage of this break in the weather, two days ago it was 103 degrees, it’s just 85 today and the humidity is down too. As I coaxed the … Continue reading

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A secret on the Harborside

Perhaps you  may remember, a short time ago I told you of one of the best-kept secrets in Harford County.  The fact that there is a full-sized golf course “smack-dab” in the middle of the town of Belair, very active … Continue reading

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One stands strong on Rumsey Island

It has been 15 days and the finches have been guarding their clutch of eggs  like “nervous-nellies”, awaiting the tell-tale peck from inside the shell that signals the final step in the miraculous transformation from egg to eating machine. The embryo develop what is known … Continue reading

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We’ve got the Blues

One of my favorites and probably the most interesting bird on the Rumsey Island Canal is back again for another year of fishing on our waterway. Actually they never had to leave us and take their trip south this winter. The only … Continue reading

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From Crows to Ravens

Regular ol’ crow Sometimes life, at least mine, seems like a daily series of revelations.  Most things are trivial but none the less, part of the bank of knowledge we accumulate in our ongoing trip through the time we are … Continue reading

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