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Thumb Town of Pinnebog

Pinnebog, Huron County: Walter Hume, "the Daniel Boone of Hume Township," became the first settler in the area in 1844; this settlement was first called Pinnepog (Chippewa for partridge drum); but there was another Pinnepog five miles north on Saginaw Bay, so this one changed to Pinnebog ("a high sounding and dignified way of saying pine bog"), while the other one changed to Port Crescent; Arthur Heminger became the first postmaster of Pinnebog on April 15, 1863; the office was closed on Jan. 32 more words



Lightroom is fun and all but today I’m in a Polaroid state of mind. :-)

Pictured here is beautiful downtown Desert Center, a near-ghost town in the Southern California desert about halfway between Palm Springs and the California/Arizona border. 30 more words


A Trip To Clontarf

It used to be that by the third week of September the leaves on the trees had turned glorious shades of red, gold and orange, but that hasn’t happened yet this year. 386 more words


Attempting to find Centralia, PA

For a while now, my cousin and I heard of Centralia, Pennsylvania. It is only an hour from my home. After four years of just talking about doing taking the road trip, we did it. 421 more words


Good By God, I'm Going to......

Where have I gotten to? Oh yes, Journeying in California.

I’ve seen thing that would make the hair on your toes curl, and not just the Hobbits in the audience, but the rest of you as well. 406 more words


Whistler Area Adventures

When we headed out from Squamish and said goodbye to Joe and Pim, we decided to limp Cici up to the Whistler area for a little change of scenery while we await her replacement part.  608 more words