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Nine Reasons to Visit Michigan This Summer

Summer in Michigan is when the state really comes to life. Traffic jams fill northbound I-75 on Friday evenings as metro-Detroiters head Up North for a weekend of fun. 1,270 more words


Cee's Fun Foto Challenge: Gardens

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge theme for this week is ‘Gardens.’ Now showing five images of gardens we have seen during our travels:

(Click on any image to open the gardens’ gallery! 86 more words


Made it!

We made it!

This year required a lot of hard work and lacked in social life outside of school and work, but it was totally worth it. 741 more words


Star Line Mackinac Island Hydro-Jet® Ferry Unveils Newly Purchased Arnold Line Passenger Ferry for 2017

Four new docks including the main dock on Mackinac Island,
five classic ferries, one freight boat added under the Star Line name;
Pirate Ship Good Fortune makes its maiden voyage on the Great Lakes…

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We are Heading North----West! 5/7/17

Usually when I sit down to post about an uncoming trip North I’m talking about our annual sojourn to Mackinac.  But tonight the trip we’re preparing for is even further north – with a sharp turn to the west!  589 more words

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Mackinac Island Public Library

Situated on Mackinac Island, this library has been around since 1936 and is open year round. The Island itself has around 500 permanent residents and, of course, there are always visitors popping up for a visit. 141 more words


Way Back Wednesday - A Day in the Life of a Carriage Tour Carriage Driver 5/3/17

Personal Note:  Another in “A Day in the Life of” series I wrote during our first summer as Mackinac Island summer residents.  A few days before I posted this Ted and I and friends from Georgia, Dawn & Stevie, were bike riding in the interior of the island.  2,128 more words

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