Saturday, September 27, 2008

New series: "Comentarios y fotos" by Gustavo

Editor's Note: Keweenaw Now presents a new series of "comentarios y fotos" by Keweenaw Now photographer Gustavo Bourdieu. The comments are published in his original Spanish for the enjoyment of our readers who are studying Spanish or who are speakers or readers of the language. We welcome your comments -- in English or en español.

Clouds near Route 203. Photo taken Friday, Sept. 26, 2008. Click on photo for larger version. (Photo © 2008 Gustavo Bourdieu)

By Gustavo Bourdieu

HANCOCK -- Buenos días, lectores. Así empiezo una mañana, escribiendo en español, para entretenimiento y deleite de los que están aprendiendo el idioma.

Trataré de poner en mis notas algo nuevo cada día para que los lectores tengan oportunidad de practicar e investigar las nuevas palabras. Por intermedio de la editora contestaré las preguntas que tengan ustedes. Gracias por compartir el lenguaje.

Gustavo Bourdieu

Esta es una foto tomada ayer en la mañana en las cercanías de la ruta 203.

Rep. Mike Lahti to meet with Obama supporters Sept. 27

HANCOCK -- Obama supporters are invited to a meeting with Mike Lahti, State Representative of the 110th District, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, at the Super 8 Motel in Houghton. Rep. Lahti will take questions and explain how to join The Michigan Campaign for Change in Houghton. Please respond to MLevin@michiganforchange.com if you can attend, or just show up.

Blood drive at Finlandia Sept. 29 seeks donors

HANCOCK -- A Blood Drive will be held from Noon to 3:45 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 29, at Finlandia Hall, Finlandia University.

Anyone wishing to donate blood is welcome to join Finlandia faculty, staff and students to contribute. To obtain more information or to make an appointment contact ismanderfield@fu.edu. Walk-ins are also welcome! Donors will need a picture I.D. to register.

Refreshments will be available. Please join us and give the gift of Life!!