Those planning on going up north this summer please post your
plans here so gatherings can be arranged. We're hoping to visit
for the 4th of July festivities...Family Camp is out of the
question this year as Heidi's pregnancy will be too far
[Date/Time=05-04-2003 - 3:33 PM]
Gazzoo, firstname.lastname@example.org, [Msgid=430110] [IP Addr= 18.104.22.168]
Pud...want to race up north?
Not certain if Mike Cohen allows second session moms and dads
to parents weekend but Matthew Marks is Timberlane's newest
camper this year. So if 4 week parents are allowed to visit,
the Marks Family will be in the Northwoods sometime in early
[Date/Time=05-04-2003 - 5:50 PM]
marksy, , [Msgid=430196] [IP Addr= 22.214.171.124]
spangs???? is it still there...i remember that they had great
[Date/Time=05-07-2003 - 4:06 PM]
Speer, , [Msgid=431815] [IP Addr= 126.96.36.199]
What about Little Bohemia? They had the best duck I ever
BTW -- My little girl is now 5 and I am looking forward to
taking her up to Agawak in a couple of years.
[Date/Time=05-08-2003 - 10:28 AM]
Saul, , [Msgid=432262] [IP Addr= 188.8.131.52]
I'm going up at the end of August and staying outside Eagle
River precisely because I wanted to be near Spangs. Would be
delighted to meet anyone for pizza.
[Date/Time=05-08-2003 - 6:08 PM]
David Raskin, email@example.com, [Msgid=432483] [IP Addr= 184.108.40.206]
DINE WITH WALTER.
He'll meet you at the Pearly Gates.
[Date/Time=05-08-2003 - 7:48 PM]
Timber-Founder Of Blue Bayou
Inn, , [Msgid=432549] [IP Addr= 220.127.116.11]
Alas, I have dined at both Bohemia and Spang's in the last 3
years, and neither quite lived up to my memory. I think the
contrast the Timber-food provided made the food taste better,
and let's face it none of us were gourmands at the time. It's
still great to go back for the memories and the food is
certainly good, just not as amazing as I remembered it. But as
Dennis Miller says, "That's just my opinion, I could be wrong."
[Date/Time=05-08-2003 - 10:55 PM]
JMoss, , [Msgid=432665] [IP Addr= 18.104.22.168]
This hazing thing in Glenview, IL sounds vaguely familiar. I
hear they are saying now that some parents may have been
involved in the setup. No one we know I hope.
BTW, Little Bo's isn't as good as it used to be, but the duck
is still well worth the trip. Blue Bayou still pretty good, but
it's gotten really expensive. Ask Walter's widow about Pud, I'm
sure he thinks she'll remember him.
[Date/Time=05-09-2003 - 3:07 PM]
Red, firstname.lastname@example.org, [Msgid=432959] [IP Addr= 22.214.171.124]
Up North Hay
Sabrina and I are planning to take the girls to the first week
of Agawak post camp (Aug 8-14). How about Alexanders?
[Date/Time=05-09-2003 - 9:34 AM]
Danny Plattner, email@example.com, [Msgid=432960] [IP Addr= 126.96.36.199]
Susan, the boys, and I will be "up nort, hey" the week of July
13-19. While Little Bo's never maintained the food quality
after being sold by Emil Winnetka and Blue Bayou has good and
bad nights after Walter's demise, there are other gems to be
mined. Jacobi's Little Hiawatha Inn (Hazelhurst) has a
phenomenal filet (combo garlic-stuffed and au poivre) and The
Guide's Inn (Boulder Junction) has great walleye. Let me know
if any of "youse guys" will be northward bound the same
By the way, nice to see you on board Stuart Speer. I fondly
remember many Strat-o-Matic battles. Didn't I hear you were on
Wheel of Fortune?!
[Date/Time=05-14-2003 - 8:39 PM]
Shimmy, firstname.lastname@example.org, [Msgid=435662] [IP Addr= 188.8.131.52]
wheel of fortune was years ago.......and yes...my kids abuse me
over it....stat o matic was great part of camp......hope that
your family is well...give me shout.....ps...my niece goes to
agawak....i wish my oldest (10Years old)....would go to
camp....he plays select baseball all summer.....give me a
[Date/Time=05-20-2003 - 9:08 AM]
Speer, , [Msgid=438398] [IP Addr= 184.108.40.206]
I've made it a point to eat at the Blue Bayou Inn at least once
a summer since 1983...True there are some dishes that have lost
an edge Walter brought to them, but there are others that more
than make up for it...Try the blackened scallops...When you
call to make a reservation, make sure they'll have them for
you...Also remember the Banana's Foster...Penny (Walt's
daughter) still makes it better than anyone else at any other
place I've been to, including New Orleans... the secret is in
the praling liquor.
[Date/Time=05-23-2003 - 11:15 AM]
Jeff Leiken, JLeiken@MentorCounselor.com, [Msgid=440352] [IP Addr= 220.127.116.11]
Marksy, thatís great that your son will be up at
Timberlane. Remind him of the old saying that used to be on the
bathroom wall in Menominee, ìFlush twice itís a
long way to the lodge!î Does he know that you were once
head of Athletics? He might be able to use that as leverage for
better seats at Movie Night.
[Date/Time=05-23-2003 - 11:21 AM]
Jeff Leiken, JLeiken@MentorCounselor.com, [Msgid=440356] [IP Addr= 18.104.22.168]
Septic versus Regular
One last thought this morning...Does anyone else remember
(Raskin I know you will) when H told us during pre-camp 1984 to
be careful with the septic system as its not like our toilets
at home as they clog up easily...he told us specifically not to
"Flush any crap down the toilet". That was also the year he
told us that the milk in Wisconsin is "richer" than the milk
elsewhere and to watch out for the kids drinking too much, lest
they get constipated.
[Date/Time=05-23-2003 - 11:26 AM]
Jeff Leiken, JLeiken@MentorCounselor.com, [Msgid=440359] [IP Addr= 22.214.171.124]
The Real Scoop
Besides...milk costs more than water!
[Date/Time=05-26-2003 - 9:36 PM]
JMoss, , [Msgid=441911] [IP Addr= 126.96.36.199]
U.N. Day Entrance Gone Awry?
Those are some charred remnants there. I lived with Tony Searle
during his 2-yr. return to camp. He snored louder than anyone
I've ever experienced, reiked like rotting potatoes and made me
briefly see death while in the air. We came dangerously close
to the tops of the pine trees first at the far athletic field
and then near Archery. His name sometimes had a "s" at the end
of it. Do you think he's eating worms right now?
[Date/Time=05-27-2003 - 9:33 PM]
pud, email@example.com, [Msgid=442651] [IP Addr= 188.8.131.52]
Almost packed and ready to go
My kid knows alot about Timberlane and he has already even been
there twice during our Agawak postcamp trip. As a typical 10
year old would be, he's scared out of mind to go since he has
never been away from home for more than 2 nights in a row. But
he'll be OK once he gets there-- I hope. I see from the picture
above that the Timberlane activity offerings are going to
change as the 2nd period Marshall Berlin firebuilding class is
[Date/Time=05-28-2003 - 2:07 PM]
marksy, , [Msgid=443121] [IP Addr= 184.108.40.206]
Do you think Marshall Berlin knows that his childhood is still
part of the legend of a generation of Timberlane folks? i
wonder where he is today...
[Date/Time=05-28-2003 - 3:26 PM]
Jeff Leiken, JLeiken@MentorCounselor.com, [Msgid=443186] [IP Addr= 220.127.116.11]
New to camp
Marksy... Tell your son the only thing to fear about being away
at camp is Tom Callahan hiding in the woods in the dark ready
to jump out at any moment... but not to worry because Callahan
was last sighted having lunch with Neville Flenge and knowing
Callahan, he could be "anywhere"... But seriously as I do 70%
of my business with camps and kids, I'd be happy to chat with
you about preparing him for camp. Contact me if you'd like.
[Date/Time=05-28-2003 - 3:30 PM]
Jeff Leiken, JLeiken@MentorCounselor.com, [Msgid=443191] [IP Addr= 18.104.22.168]
I googled Marshall Berlin -- no luck! I bet he's a lawyer (no
offense RMoss). A good flashlight's all a kid needs for camp,
though I have to admit that after having watched "Omega Man" at
age ten -- the Faiwell years -- I'm still scared to walk around
alone at night in the woods.
[Date/Time=05-29-2003 - 10:52 AM]
David Raskin, firstname.lastname@example.org, [Msgid=443711] [IP Addr= 22.214.171.124]
USSEARCH.COM lists a 36 year-old Marshall T. Berlin living in
Milwaukee. So who's up for paying the $9.95 to get his address?
[Date/Time=05-29-2003 - 4:32 PM]
Gazzoo, email@example.com, [Msgid=443913] [IP Addr= 126.96.36.199]
Here's My 2¢...
nowhere to be found... so far
I will fork over the buck when billed by directory assistance.
There is NO listing for Marshall Berlin in Brewtown... I'll
check in with the O'ld H to see if he can track down his
[Date/Time=05-29-2003 - 8:05 PM]
ggorchtrout, pillsburydoughboy@Zurloswerdlin.com, [Msgid=444007] [IP Addr= 188.8.131.52]
Marshall Berlin-- we will find
What a great game...."Hunt down ex-Timberfolks" I'd like to
throw in Ed Stanton in the mix -- he holds the Marksy record
for fastest on Airport Road (I was a passenger). As I look
back, I think we are all a bit amazed that nobody ever got
killed. Another great subject -- what is the fastest anyone
ever drove or was a passenger on Airport
[Date/Time=05-30-2003 - 9:07 AM]
marksy, , [Msgid=444286] [IP Addr= 184.108.40.206]
Does jogging count (Airport Road)? Cause I ran about 6 miles an
hour scouring the roadside for a tolmph-bag that Havelka tossed
out of fleeing car when pulled over by someone on the hill!
There must be buried paraphernalia (like old beer cans)
scattered beneath Timber grounds-nu?
[Date/Time=05-30-2003 - 10:45 PM]
Petroff, firstname.lastname@example.org, [Msgid=444722] [IP Addr= 220.127.116.11]
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