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On the Street Where We Live . . . . 8/27/15

Today – for the first time since we arrived almost two weeks ago – I took my camera out with me and shot pictures. I just walked from our condo down to Doud’s corner, but I think you’ll be able to see what I’ve meant in the first couple of blogs about the beauty of this year’s flowers! 322 more words

Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island is a small island in Lake Huron famous for its 19th and early 20th century quaint architecture and its exclusive use of horses for transportation that is due to a ban on motorized vehicles. 572 more words


Mackinac Island - Michigan

Mackinac Island, Michigan

A blast from the past, prepare to be taken back in time when you catch the ferry across to Mackinac Island. This gorgeous, tiny section of Michigan is a delight to the senses and really is a vacation spot for the whole family. 154 more words


Arch Rock, Mackinac Island

When a really big solar spill happens, it’s called a nice day.

Benedict Evans wrote an interesting piece entitled, Ways to think about cars. In it he speaks to two new technologies that could drastically affect the automobile industry, They are the moves to all-electric and autonomous vehicles.  256 more words

Saint Louis

Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island

Saturday night was trivia night. Trivia nights are a big deal here in Saint Louis. They are always done for charity. There is some gambling involved, but primarily they are tests of skill, much like the board game, Trivial Pursuit was, except that you can’t try to memorize the card’s answers. 461 more words

Saint Louis


I had been cooking for more than 10 years when I first heard of people that would work seasonally. I was a sous chef at a local resort in Wisconsin and was training a cook for the summer. 849 more words

My Summer Travels: Pure Michigan

What’s a travel-loving girl to do when her snowbird grandparents now live year-round in Ohio? Go on mini-vacations and enjoy lots of long weekends off from work, that’s what. 723 more words