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Grand Island, Michigan Green and Blue Spikes Of Kryptonite

Second day of our two day trip to Upper Michigan.

Man, oh man.  Rough night sleeping last night.  We had two choices last night for heating. 495 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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Gardening School

I got a really exciting Christmas present this year: I’m going to gardening school! More specifically, I’m signed up for the Master Gardener course offered through Michigan State University Extension. 405 more words

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The travel diaries, Pictured Rocks

These pictures were taken at the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Munising, Michigan. The Pictured Rocks consists of 15 miles of sandstone cliffs and caves along the shores of beautiful Lake Superior. 307 more words


The travel diaries, Munising

Deserted beaches. Stormy days. Why won’t you come out to play?

Friends of ours have a cabin near Munising, Michigan. Munising is located in north central Upper Michigan along the southern shore of Lake Superior. 248 more words


Menominee, Michigan Icy Shoreline

Happy New Year!  I expect great things to come in 2016!  I am not one for making resolutions for the upcoming year.  Personally, I believe they just set people up to fail. 445 more words

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Places of 2015

For the third year in a row, I thought it would be good to summarize the highlights of my travels over the past year. I find it really helpful to have these summaries to help me remember all of the places I went in a single year (see  1,606 more words

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