Author Archives: Diane

About Diane

a long time lover of all things aquatic...swimming, sailing, kayaking, snorkeling...if it involves water...I'm in. Add traveling, snowshoeing in the winter, gardening in the spring, & lots of fresh air & sunshine. Blend with cooking, crafting, great friends & my Border Collie Zack. Toss in some sweet beekeeping. Mix in a couple of great books, my camera, clean notebook paper, & a cool pen & you pretty much have a picture of me. My friends tell me I should also add..."once a teacher...always a teacher".

The Stewardship of Torch Lake

I’m not a scientist… unless you count teaching 6th grade science for a dozen years or more. Even at that I had to scramble to keep up with the knowledge base. I’m also not an engineer, a geologist or a … Continue reading

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The Leaving of Torch Lake

I can’t believe I’m saying this but… I’m leaving the lake. Yup…going on vacation. Just as the weather & the water are warming up, just as the leaves are unfurling, the flowers blooming, that perfect summer time is finally approaching & … Continue reading

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The Morels of Torch Lake

You either “get” Morels… or you don’t…literally! When some of my friends (who shall remain nameless) hear me talking about Morels, they think I’m trying to start some deep philosophical conversation about the nature of goodness & evil, or whether … Continue reading

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