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This Week (OK More Like This Month) in Awkwardness

I completed my application to become a student at the University of South Florida in the winter.  o_O   I still have to send them some test scores & transcripts but Phase 1 is out of the way. 590 more words

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Great Lakes Oil Spill Could Happen

There is a threat near the tip of the mitten where Great Lakes waters flow under the  Mackinac Bridge: An oil spill there is an accident waiting to happen.  29 more words


MyAdventures.com - Try a new adventure

A few years ago I sat on the board of The Adventurer’s Club of Chicago. There I met Keith Bates who had a passion for traveling the world, meeting new people, and learning new things. 196 more words

Mackinac, UP

20 May 2015 – That “UP” may give it away to a few people — but just a few, in a tight geographic cluster. I only learned today that “UP” is local slang, meaning “Upper Peninsula,” with the further explanation “– of the State of Michigan, USA” neither provided nor needed. 977 more words


It's Time to Go North 5/17/15

It’s time to go north.

All of you will probably get sick of me saying that in the next few weeks (except for the week when we’re actually GOING north).  655 more words

Beverly Beach

The Season Begins on Mackinac . . . and Bear "almost" Takes a Plunge 5/3/15

It’s been a quiet week here in the land of sunshine and ocean waves, so this will be pretty short and sweet tonight!

On Mackinac Island businesses began to open this week, and for the largest business on the island – The Grand Hotel – May 1 was the Opening Day for the 2015 season. 846 more words

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