Friday, August 31, 2012

Clint Eastwood's Speech

If you have been reading this blog for any amount of time, you know I do not tend to get very political.  However after watching Clint Eastwood's speech last night, I felt.......sad.  I am not commenting about the man's political views.  I just think his performance last night was sad on a personal level for him.  Clint seemed to come across as an old guy that was lost and was barely making any sense.  I felt bad for the guy.  It was like a very slow motion train wreck.  The speech was ad-libed, but came across as rambling and incoherent.  I always appreciate some grey area humor, but Clint seemed to go over the line, not only once but twice.  I think that was stooping too low for the context.  It only made the speech even more humiliating and pathetic.  He did nothing but tarnish his brand and maybe Romney's too.   Some people seem to just age gracefully, while other do not.  I always respected Johnny Carson because he knew when to get out.  He had the sense to quit while on top.

I would love to hear your thoughts...

Sunday, August 26, 2012

The Drought of 2012 Continues

The weather here is beautiful.  A little too beautiful and perfect.  Everyday is the same: sunny.  It never rains.  Sometimes we will get a few clouds and it even might look like rain, but they soon pass.  It is never like this here in Michigan.  We usually get more than our share of rain.  I shot a video to show what the drought looks like to us on the lake.  Usually I have water about 6-8 inches at our seawall.  Now there is 10 FEET of dry sand in front of the seawall that is growing larger everyday.  Check it out and let me know what the weather is like where you are.

Friday, August 3, 2012

Will It Ever Rain???

The weather in Michigan has been great so far this summer.  We have had plenty of sun, and almost no rain.  This makes for easy planning of outdoor activities, but it is playing havoc on our lake levels.  At this time of year we usually have several inches of water depth at the seawall.  This year we have about 7 FEET of dry sand in front of the seawall!  No one can remember the lake being down so much.  I never thought I would say this in Michigan, but we could really use some rain!

I am afraid to take the boat out for hitting the prop.  Thankfully, we can still kayak with no problems!  Hope you are all having a good summer.  Is it dry where you are???