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Bicycle !

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.” – Albert Einstein

Clicked at Mackinac Island, Michigan, USA.

The Making of the Mackinac Bridge

Bridge HDR 2, photo by Allison Hopersberger

A calm night on the Straits of Mackinac, and Michigan’s signature bridge was looking fine!

I’ve posted a ton about the… 599 more words


3 “Up North” Places Worth Visiting

As a native Michigander, it’s a rite of passage to become acquainted with “Up North.” This definition varies by person; in fact, the Detroit Free Press… 431 more words

Life's Effervescence along the Straits

The Straits of Mackinac, where two Great Lakes flow together, where pines spring forth from the sand dunes, showing life’s effervescence, and a person may drink in the scene at his leisure, touched for a moment  by  the glory of Creation.


Birthday Butterfly for the Grand Hotel

Grand Hotel Butterfly, photo by Alicia Bock

Today is the 127th birthday of the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island. You can check out the… 53 more words


Fort Michilimackinac and Pontiac's Rebellion

Fort Michilamackinac, photo by Mark Swanson

The State of Michigan’s page on Fort Michilimackinac says:

Fort Michilimackinac was built by the French on the south shore of the Straits of Mackinac in approximately 1715.

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Happy Belated Fourth of July! (Independence Day)

Happy belated Independence Day to all my friends here in America.  I have been quite busy and behind in my postings.  I thought this postcard from Christina from Mackinac, Michigan was perfect as it shows exactly what the celebrations of the “Fourth of July” in America look like.  10 more words