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Slow News Week! 2/9/16

Hi Everyone!

Did y’all survive the Super Bowl?  As one who doesn’t care that much for football, AND seeing as how I was alone on Super Bowl Sunday (Ted was in Georgia overnight), I am dazed and amazed that I watched as much of it as I did.  422 more words

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Hugh’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Week 11 – Rust

A collection of ‘rust’ from here and there.

(Click on any picture to open the rusty gallery!)

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Springtime in Winter . . . Winter in Winter . . . And the Adventure of a Lifetime! 2/4/16

Here it is February 4, and in Beverly Beach it’s already springtime!  Even though it’s pouring down rain as I type this – and it’s supposed to dip back into the 50’s and 60’s for the weekend – we’ve enjoyed a few days with temps in the 70’s and lots of sunshine!  582 more words

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Happy BlogAnniversary!

Today it has been one full year since I started blogging about my travel adventures. I would like to express my gratitude towards each and everyone of you, big thank to you all for being such a great community and for being a part of my journey. 581 more words


The Passing of a Princess

For almost as long as I’ve been writing about Mackinac Island, you’ve been hearing about Frankie Thill and her beautiful chocolate Labrador Retriever, Hershey.  Yesterday Frankie asked that I post the following for her on Facebook: 670 more words

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“Castle Nowhere”: Constance Fenimore Woolson’s Great Lakes Gothic

In 1875, Constance Fenimore Woolson published a short story collection titled Castle Nowhere: Lake Country Sketches. The collection consists of three stories. The first, “Castle Nowhere,” is set off the shores of Lake Michigan and near Beaver Island, and the other two, “Jeanette” and “The Old Agency,” which are connected, are set on Mackinac Island. 1,767 more words

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The Fire Alarm Works Too! 1/24/16

Remember last summer when we were having some warranty work done, and a worker set off our sprinkler system with a hot glue gun and part of the house was flooded? 579 more words

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