A “Real” Winter at the ‘Creek

A “Real” Winter at the ‘Creek

Hello from the ‘Creek! It is almost impossible to remember that in the late Fall Brickyard Creek experienced soggy gray days, day after day after day. And while it was a bit of a downer and difficult to work outdoors, the higher than average temperatures lulled...
BYC Manager Update – Summer 2018

BYC Manager Update – Summer 2018

Sitting near the shoreline the other night with a sizable group of BYC residents reminded me once again how blessed we are to be located next to the greatest of all lakes. The sky was that deep Bayfield Blue, the air mercifully dry, and the temperature in the low...
Manager Report – Winter 2018

Manager Report – Winter 2018

The ‘Creek Life Strapped in snowshoes, we tried to stride but mostly stomped our way across the open clearing. When we located the buried viewing deck, we stopped and with a satisfying plop found ourselves comfortably on our back staring up at the Milky Way. It was...
Winter Note and Assessment Schedule

Winter Note and Assessment Schedule

Seasons greetings from the ‘Creek!I am at the moment perched in front of a satisfying fire after an invigorating hike through our winter wonderland. Almost seems routine after weeks of frigid cold and lake effect snow. That is not to say that the experience is any...
Brickyard Creek Manager Report – Feb 2017

Brickyard Creek Manager Report – Feb 2017

Hello from the ‘Creek, Already January is over, but in some ways I feel like winter has yet to begin. Any progress to the contrary has been quickly erased by misty, gray days reminiscent of late fall. In fact, the open water makes the relatively recent Polar Vortex...
Brickyard Creek Manager Note

Brickyard Creek Manager Note

Hello from the ‘Creek, Missing was the crunch of leaves and the crisp air that expands the lungs. I’ve yet to wake to the shimmer of frost covered trees, but instead had come to expect the well acquainted sound of water dripping off the roof. Persistent drizzle and...