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Michigan's [Food] Adventure: Part 3

Onto my last post of my Michigan adventures.

I, now, very happily, have the honor of telling you about one of my favorite places ever. Mackinac Island – pronounced Mackinaw, not to be confused with Mackinaw City that is located on the lower peninsula of Michigan. 413 more words


Fiorina takes Mackinac Island by storm, surges in new national poll

MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. — Carly Fiorina barely made it off the ferry dock at Mackinac Island.

She was greeted by hundreds of supporters at the Michigan Republican Leadership Conference who roared a welcome, held bright red “Carly” signs and chanted her name as she arrived. 977 more words


Thousands In Michigan Join Labor Day Marches, Bridge Walks

ST. IGNACE (WWJ/AP) — Under a light rain, Gov. Rick Snyder and Lt. Gov. Brian Calley led thousands of people in a Labor Day tradition, a 5-mile walk across the Mackinac Bridge. 426 more words


Mackinac Island (pronounced Mackinaw) lies at the north of Lake Huron, close to Lake Michigan and Lake Superior. The cold waters of Lake Michigan flow eastward and brings foggy conditions with it. 1,438 more words


New Poems

I’ve got two poems up in the summer issue of The Mackinac. I’m excited to be in the issue with the other poets and thanks to the editors, Lenea Grace and Brookes Moody. 6 more words


Were-Wolves and Will-O-The-Wisps

Were-Wolves and Will-O-The-Wisps: French Tales of Mackinac Retold

Review by James LaForest

Dirk Gringhuis
Mackinac Island State Park Commission, 1974
ISBN 0-911872-14-0
includes stories, songs, illustrations… 506 more words

French Canadian

Camping is (kind of) bliss.

Part 2 of the Weekend Recap

My husband and I aren’t exactly the camping kind, but we are the Dutch kind, and camping is cheap, so in a round-about way, I guess we’re kind of the camping kind. 260 more words

The Junk Drawer