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An Organized Version of Chaos 7/27/2014

It’s amazing how quickly things can happen.  Last Sunday, when I sat down to write about our weekend in Florida, the only other things on my mind were enjoying the rest of Blake’s visit, spending some time with him and his brother in Atlanta, and beginning to plan what to pack for Mackinac Island. 1,273 more words

Back from the Mac

On Wednesday evening, we got our captain back! Aaron made it home safe and sound after sailing up Lake Michigan with 333 boats during the 106th Race to Mackinac. 762 more words

Captured by Love

Captured by Love by Jody Hedlund


It is 1814 and the British have taken hold of Mackinac Island and its fort, forcing American residents to swear an oath of loyalty to the British crown in order to retain their land. 256 more words


Island Deja Vu

I just had the interesting experience of visiting the same vacation destination, Mackinac Island, two weekends in a row.  The first of our back-to-back weekends was a family trip with the kids.   260 more words


Double the Funday in Mackinaw — July 13, 2014

While this post mainly will focus on our July 13th ride to Mackinaw, some of the photos and commentary are based on a prior trip, on June 8. 992 more words

Leisurely Lunch

Travels: Northern Michigan

When summer comes, people hit the coast. States in the Midwest are usually not in the radar of most minds when thinking of a vacation destination… which is a shame because there is certainly more to see in the US than the hustle and bustle of NYC or LA and the sunny beaches of FL. 454 more words