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Charlie at Pasty Central (Chopper) on Sunday, August 2, 2009 - 08:50 am:

Name four musical instruments seen in today's decade review.

By Marianne Y (Marianne) on Sunday, August 2, 2009 - 08:55 am:

Hi. Accordion, guitar, ukele, violin, clarinet
First Post
Actually, we think instead of a 'ukele' that it may be a mandolin. That's why we only required four :o)


Grace M Wetton (Gmw) on Sunday, August 2, 2009 - 08:56 am:

Clarinet, violin, accordian, guitar
Close 2nd

By Thomas Baird (Thomas) on Sunday, August 2, 2009 - 09:38 am:

Especially like the blueberry pics (yummy). So, correct me if I'm wrong, the Keweenaw grows thimbleberries, cherries, + blueberries. Quite a diverse peninsula.

By David S. (Yooperdfs) on Sunday, August 2, 2009 - 11:04 am:

I just read in the Gazette about this being the second coolest July on record. It's been this way throughout the Midwest. My sister in Illinois says that she has not needed the A/C at all, unheard of. It seems the weather goes through natural warming and cooling cycles and the bad, bad humans are not to blame afterall. Al Gore must be in seclusion and heavy on the antidepressants.

By kay Moore (Mskatie) on Sunday, August 2, 2009 - 01:15 pm:

Just wondering if the west coast residents may be a little leary of a "global warming". I sure would if I lived there these days. There's patterns of course but maybe a little extreme some what? But this Illinois transplant sure is enjoying whatever they call this pattern. 1/10 of a degree in the Quad Cities from the record cool. I LOVE IT!

By FRNash/PHX, AZ (Frnash) on Sunday, August 2, 2009 - 01:44 pm:

David S. (Yooperdfs):
"… the second coolest July on record. [in the western UP …]"

That's OK, we're making up for it in Phoenix.

From The Arizona Republic, Jul. 29, 2009, click → Hottest month ever, "July '09 shaping up to be warmest month ever in Phoenix area".

That has now been confirmed by the NWS, click → July 2009 Was The Hottest Month On Record, quoted here, in part [emphasis added]:


"With July 2009 now over it will go down as not only the hottest July on record but the hottest month of all-time in both Phoenix and Yuma (as determined by average temperature, see tables below).
AZ, Top
10 hottestJulys
Av Max Temp(F)Av Temp(F)Av Min Temp(F)
109.8, 1989
98.3, 2009
87.1, 2009
109.5, 2009
97.6, 2003
86.6, 2003
109.5, 2005
97.4, 1989
86.4, 2006

And this from, click → 'Top 5 Bad Days' For July 30, quoted here in part:


"We begin in Arizona where it is down right hot.

So hot that residents in Peoria are having to watch where they step. The 110-degree heat is literally melting the streets.

The city has poured sand on the streets to help with the tar, but now realized there's going to be a problem when it hardens."

(I can't find the latter article in any local Arizona news source maybe they don't want to admit it?)

In view of the above, will someone pleeze 'splain to me exactly why I have my house in Chassell, MI up for sale, and not the one in Phoenix, AZ?

Russell E. Emmons (Russemmons) on Sunday, August 2, 2009 - 02:07 pm:

Good question FrNash! Why do you?

By mickill mouse (Ram4) on Sunday, August 2, 2009 - 02:55 pm:

Where in Chassell is the house?

By FRNash/PHX, AZ (Frnash) on Sunday, August 2, 2009 - 03:03 pm:

mickill mouse (Ram4):
"Where in Chassell is the house?"

On the north side of the Chassell-Painesdale Rd, about 1/4 mile up da hill from the ol' blinking traffic signal in beautiful downtown Chassell.

In case anyone's interested, there are some pictures included here in the listing.

By Russell E. Emmons (Russemmons) on Sunday, August 2, 2009 - 03:42 pm:

For those out here interested in birds, birdwatching, birdfeeding, wildlife photography of all sorts I'm pleased to announce a brand new Michigan birding website. A few of us have been working at forming this website recently and it is now up and running! The website owner, administrator and headquarters are in Leelanau county. but we cover the all of Michigan. We envision guests and members eventually from Ontario, Wisconsin, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, New York, and Minnesota as these are all Great Lakes states! This website will be a broad, comprehensive family orientated site with emphasis on conservation, the environment but will be very neutral regards politics and philosophy. We feel Michigan now needs a website for all novices, amateur, or professionals such as this for sharing. Drop in and check it out!

By mickill mouse (Ram4) on Sunday, August 2, 2009 - 05:24 pm:

Cute house. Thanks for the tour.;O)

By a m hill (Lvcamnotes) on Sunday, August 2, 2009 - 06:24 pm:


add stawberries, raspberries, varieties of
apples, up hospitality, etc.

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