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A Somewhere in Time Journey to the Elegant Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island

The romantic movie Somewhere in Time was filmed on location, and premiered at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, Michigan in January, 1980. Since that time there has been an annual… 699 more words

Destinations

Grouch To Groucho

It’s been one of those mornings.

I had crazy dreams all night.  The last one, the one that woke me up in a cold sweat, involved my riding around Mackinac Island on a tour bus filled with Brownie Scouts and their Troop leaders, all of whom were glaring at me because my child and I were not in uniform.  608 more words

Writing

Mackinac Island, Michigan : Take a Step Back in Time at This Scenic Island

A visit to Mackinac Island is like stepping back in time. No cars are allowed on this scenic island. This wonderful island is well worth the visit. 805 more words

Travel

Visitors, Updates, and the Island 1/25/2015

Such a GREAT weekend!

When Blake worked in Colorado, he shared a house with Anna and Rich Lebedda and their precious daughter Emi.  Blake was there through the first year-and-a-half of Emi’s life, and she calls him Unkie B.  770 more words

Beverly Beach

House Works: 1880s contractor shone in challenge of building Mackinac Island's Grand Hotel

Some contractors rightfully get a bad reputation because they take longer than promised to complete their projects and they charge more than they say they will, but it doesn’t have to be this way. 640 more words

Homes

January Days 1/14/2015

Winters here in Florida are much like winters in south Georgia.  We have 2 or 3 cold, wet, cloudy/foggy days, followed by 2 or 3 warm and sunny days.  914 more words

Beverly Beach