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Three day weekend trip to Mackinac Island!

August 2017


The entire crew plus the in-laws.

How did we pay for this trip:

We decided to do a road trip from Chicago. We only paid for gas and food for the 500 mile road trip. 408 more words

Mackinac Island

A Gutsy Life: Reboot

Dear Museum Biters – Unfortunately, I’m down with the flu. Please enjoy this reboot of the amazing life of voyageur, Alexis St. Martin.

Today on… 963 more words


March 3, 1875: Mackinac National Park

The National Parks Traveler has a great article by Bob Janiskee titled
Pruning the Parks: Mackinac National Park (1875-1895)
that says (in part):

Though few people seem to know or care, Michigan’s long-ago abolished Mackinac National Park was America’s second national park.

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Not Like Me

I watched that ‘hunk of burnin’ love’ from across the crowd.  It had been a fun day, riding my bike around Mackinac Island in northern Michigan and then happening upon the outside summer concert.  647 more words

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Beer Taps--So Many Choices

The fun of photography is to look for patterns, unusual situations and repetition.  The theme for this week’s photo challenge is “Variations on a Theme.” 28 more words


polar express.

jodie in the parking lot at mackinac island airport –

january in northern michigan


“i like the gizmos that transport people.”

-chris van allsburg – (michgan native and author of the polar express) 16 more words


The Most Beautiful Pink Palaces in the U.S.

What kind of pink palaces am I talking about you might ask. Hotels! If we were to talk about any pink palatial building, I would  be writing for days. 1,213 more words