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Sling Back Saturday - "Special Place, Special People" 11/18/17

Personal Note: Our third day on the island for Winter Festival, 2010, was a Saturday, and it was filled with everything we could have hoped for – fun, adventure, laughter and tons of community spirit.  1,121 more words

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Fling Back Friday - "Island Winter Day" - 11/17/17

Personal Note:  The blog post below is from our first full day on Mackinac – a Friday – during Winter Festival Weekend in 2010.  I can look at these pics and remember every second of that day.  1,106 more words

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Throw Back Thursday - Fairytales Do Come True. . . . 11/16/17

Personal Note:  In February, 2010, three friends and I flew to Mackinac Island to attend the annual Winter Festival.  It was a long weekend filled with laughter, fun, and the thrill of being in the snow.  1,089 more words

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Time for a Cool Down

With October behind us, it’s gotten rather cold in Northern Michigan. I’ve heard from friends all over the state that they’ve already received a bit of snowfall, and here on Mackinac Island we got to experience the same on the night of Halloween. 521 more words

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Throw Back Thursday - Bear Offers a Shoulder 11/9/17

Personal Note: Good friend, blog fan and dog lover Lowell Greene emailed me yesterday and requested I repost the blog below.  Of course I wept when I read it – remembering those moments as if they happened last week.  717 more words

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You-and-Me: The First Step in Travel Progression

You-and-Me on Mackinac Island 2018 marks the fifth Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana-sponsored trip to the Michigan island.

During this three-day, two-night adventure, Girl Scout Brownies, Juniors and Cadettes travel with their mom, grandma or favorite female adult friend for a fun-filled weekend adventure. 248 more words

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Sunday Story - "To Fresh Woods and Pastures New" - 11/5/17

Personal Note:  I had to laugh when I read the first paragraph of this post from 2010.  I could have written those same words this afternoon, after leaving you hanging on Thursday.  2,124 more words

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