<!-- saved from url=(0022)http://internet.e-mail --> <HTML> <HEAD> <TITLE>LBLR Chronicles -- September 2017</TITLE> </HEAD> <BODY BACKGROUND="bak2.gif" TEXT="#000000" BGCOLOR="#ffffff" link="#660099" vlink="#660099" alink="#000000"> <script type="text/javascript"> var today = "today.jpg" var block = "block.jpg" var color171 = "color171.jpg" var fall9171 = "fall9171.jpg" var fall9172 = "fall9172.jpg" function open_win3(spix) { window.open(spix,"picture","addressbar=no, toolbar=no, location=yes, directories=no, status=no, menubar=no, scrollbars=no, resizable=no, copyhistory=no, width=610, height=420,") } function open_win(spix) { window.open(spix,"picture","addressbar=no, toolbar=no, location=yes, directories=no, status=no, menubar=no, scrollbars=no, resizable=no, copyhistory=no, width=580, height=440,") } function open_win8(spix) { window.open(spix,"picture","addressbar=no, toolbar=no, location=yes, directories=no, status=no, menubar=no, scrollbars=no, resizable=no, copyhistory=no, width=475, height=466,") } function open_win7(spix) { window.open(spix,"picture","addressbar=no, toolbar=no, location=yes, directories=no, status=no, menubar=no, scrollbars=no, resizable=no, copyhistory=no, width=570, height=390,") } function open_win9(spix) { window.open(spix,"picture","addressbar=no, toolbar=no, location=yes, directories=no, status=no, menubar=no, scrollbars=no, resizable=no, copyhistory=no, width=450, height=580,") } function open_win2(spix) { window.open(spix,"picture","addressbar=no, toolbar=no, location=yes, directories=no, status=no, menubar=no, scrollbars=no, resizable=no, copyhistory=no, width=430, height=580,") } function open_win4(spix) { window.open(spix,"picture","addressbar=no, toolbar=no, location=yes, directories=no, status=no, menubar=no, scrollbars=no, resizable=no, copyhistory=no, width=825, height=325,") } function open_win5(spix) { window.open(spix,"picture","addressbar=no, toolbar=no, location=yes, directories=no, status=no, menubar=no, scrollbars=no, resizable=no, copyhistory=no, width=380, height=280,") } function open_win6(spix) { window.open(spix,"picture","addressbar=no, toolbar=no, location=yes, directories=no, status=no, menubar=no, scrollbars=no, resizable=no, copyhistory=no, width=580, height=485,") } </script> <!--<br> <center><H1><B>LITTLE BASS LAKE RESORT</B></H1></center> <td><center><IMG SRC="smiley2.gif"><IMG SRC="smiley2.gif"><IMG SRC="smiley2.gif"></center></td> <pre> </pre>--> <br> <center><H1><B>LITTLE BASS LAKE RESORT</B></H1></center> <td><center><IMG SRC="pines.gif"><IMG SRC="pines.gif"><IMG SRC="pines.gif"></center></td> <pre> </pre> <p> <center><img src="line.gif" width=500 hight=3></center></p><br> <pre> </pre> <center><font size=6><font color=0000ff>LBLR CHRONICLES</font size=6></font color=996600></center> <center><font size=6><font color=0000ff>September 2017</font size=6></font color=996600></center> <!-- Cut here to remove Today's picture. --> <!-- Cut here to remove Today's picture. --> <br><br> <font size=4>Click here to see the other months in 2017: &nbsp </font size=4><br> <a href="noteajan.htm">January</a>, <a href="noteafeb.htm">February</a>, <a href="noteamar.htm">March</a>, <a href="noteaapr.htm">April</a>, <a href="noteamay.htm">May</a>, <a href="noteajun.htm">June</a>, <a href="noteajul.htm">July</a>, August, September, <a href="noteaoct.htm">October</a>, <a href="noteanov.htm">November</a>, <a href="notes.htm">December</a> <br><br> <table border=2> <tr> <td nowrap> <font color="blue">September 20th &nbsp </td> <td> Okay. Okay. I'll do it! I'll do it! I know that sounds like I'm being crabby about it, but I'm not. After a sabbatical of almost 9 weeks it actually feels good to be back at it. :-))) </td></tr> <tr> <td nowrap> <font color="blue">September 21st &nbsp </td> <td> My intent was to list a few relevant things that have occurred during my sabbatical (as Tennessee Gary put it), but I have since changed my mind. We're starting fresh from today so the history is lost. <br><br> Today is Thursday. LBLR has been totally empty since last Saturday when Denny T and his Illinois Bass fishermen left cabins 5 & 6, and Frostie F and his Indiana panfishermen left cabins 1 & 2. Also during the last week Meg & Randy C (from Arkansas) were in cabin 3 and Ron D was in cabin 4 but they left before Saturday. (That was last week, so I guess we didn't start from today.) However, this afternoon 14 men from a church in Iowa arrived. They plan to stay until Sunday. </td></tr> <tr> <td> <font color="blue">The Autumnal Equinox </td> <td> <font color="red"><b>It is the summer s last great heat,<br> It is the fall s first chill: They meet.<font color="black"></b><br> &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp -- Sarah Morgan Bryan Piatt (circa 1880)<br><br> The sun crossed the equator at 3:02 (CDT) this afternoon, thus ushering in Delicious Autumn. The "heat and chill" may have met (as per Sarah anyway), but the "dark and light" haven't quite met yet. We will have 12 hours and 7 minutes of daylight today and only 11 hours and 53 minutes of darkness. Enjoy it while you can because the darkness will overtake the light on the 25th, only three days hence. At any rate: Happy Autumn to one and all!!!!!!! </td> </tr> <tr> <td nowrap> <font color="blue">September 23rd &nbsp </td> <td> As per this DNR map dated yesterday, the fall colors in the LBLR vicinity are in the 25% to 50% range. So what do you think, another week or so until peak? Click <a href="javascript:open_win9(color171)">HERE</a>. <br><br> <font color="red"><b>Here's a short editorial:<font color="black"></b> &nbsp It has been my observation over the past few years that when the map says we're at peak, sometimes we don't seem to be there yet and at other times we seem to be well past it. In other words, the map shows that the peak lasts longer than it really does. Do you suppose that's an effort to foster tourism? On the other hand, it's really tough to say when the peak really occurs.......even when you're looking at it. But here's a thought: come on up and see for yourselves. </td></tr> <tr> <td nowrap> <font color="blue">September 24th &nbsp </td> <td> Welcome back for the many-eth time to David B and his friend Doc from Arkansas, who will spend the next week fishing in the Minnesota Northland. They arrived last night.<br><br> Good-bye to the 14 guys from Iowa after their three night stay. They all seemed to have a good time and they even caught fish. </td></tr> <tr> <td nowrap> <font color="blue">September 25th &nbsp </td> <td> As mentioned above, as of today our period of darkness is longer than our period of daylight. We'll have to live with this situation (more darkness than daylight) until March 17th of next year when the length of the day again overtakes the length of the night.<br><br> David and Doc said that the fishing was very good today. </td></tr> <tr> <td nowrap> <font color="blue">September 26th &nbsp </td> <td> Do the above entries seem familiar to you? Does it seem like you've seen them before? Maybe you're experiencing dj vu. </td></tr> <tr> <td nowrap> <font color="blue">September 27th &nbsp </td> <td> Sixty years ago this month my buddy Charlie Stover and I met for the first time; we were in the 6th grade at Our Lady of Perpetual Help School in Chesaning, Michigan. I was 11 and he was 10. He turned 11 three months later and to this very day I'm still older than he is. <br><br><b>Hey Stover!</b> &nbsp This is about three weeks late, but Happy 60th anniversary of our long-time friendship. Are we going to get together somewhere this winter again, or what? </td></tr> <tr> <td nowrap> <font color="blue">September 28th &nbsp </td> <td> To see a cold and rainy fall afternoon at LBLR, click <a href="javascript:open_win(fall9171)">HERE</a>. <br> To see a cold and rainy fall afternoon at LBLR but from a different perspective, click <a href="javascript:open_win(fall9172)">HERE</a>. </td></tr> <tr> <td nowrap> <font color="blue">September 29th &nbsp </td> <td> Deb arrived last night and several members of her family arrived today. Welcome back you guys. &nbsp [The Polish flag is flying!] </td></tr> <tr> <td nowrap> <font color="blue">September 30th &nbsp </td> <td> <font color="red"><b>Our lives are frittered away by detail. Simplicity, simplicity, simplicity! I say, let your affairs be as two or three, and not a hundred or a thousand; instead of a million count half a dozen, and keep your accounts on your thumb nail.<font color="black"></b><br> -- Henry David Theoreau (1854) </td></tr> </table> <br> <font size=4>Click here to see the other months in 2017: &nbsp </font size=4><br> <a href="noteajan.htm">January</a>, <a href="noteafeb.htm">February</a>, <a href="noteamar.htm">March</a>, <a href="noteaapr.htm">April</a>, <a href="noteamay.htm">May</a>, <a href="noteajun.htm">June</a>, <a href="noteajul.htm">July</a>, August, September, <a href="noteaoct.htm">October</a>, <a href="noteanov.htm">November</a>, <a href="notes.htm">December</a> <br> <br> <center><font size=5><A HREF="notesold.htm">Click HERE to go to the Chronicles Archives</A></font size=5></center><br> <center><font size=5><A HREF="csearch.htm">Click HERE to go to the Chronicles Search Facility.</A></font size=5></center><br> <center><font size=5><A HREF="index.html">Click HERE to go to the LBLR Home Page.</A></font size=5></center><br> <center>If you have any questions or if you'd like something mentioned here, send me an e-mail and let me know. </font size=4></center> <br> <center><a href="mailto:jerry@littlebass.com"><IMG SRC="mailbox.gif" align=middle></center> <center><a href="mailto:jerry@littlebass.com">E-Mail: jerry@littlebass.com</a></center> <pre> </pre> <br> </HTML>