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Business Behind the Curtains

Many of us enjoy the U.P. because of the wildlife or natural scenery, low crime rate, etc; but, one thing we don’t like so much in the Western Upper Peninsula of Michigan is that jobs are hard to come by. 1,335 more words

Business

Peanut butter for the Spirits.

When I was a kid, our parents used to vacation in Upper Michigan every August. We would go camping, fishing, hunt for agates on the beach (Lake Superior) and visit places like Copper Harbor (and the copper mines), Tahquamenon Falls, Whitefish Bay (the Edmund Fitzgerald sank roughly 17 miles from here), the locks at Sault Ste Marie, Fort Michilimackinac…..and many other places. 179 more words

Family

Visiting the Eben Ice Caves

In the depths of winter, tucked away on the Hiawatha National Forest in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, near a tiny town called Eben, you’ll find the Eben Ice Caves.  284 more words

Travel

By The North Road - Horizon's Unlimited Ontario Part Four

Sue didn’t want to go through Chicago (which I couldn’t blame her for), so we decided to loop around and come through the Upper Peninsula of Michigan instead. 264 more words

Travel

Michigan and Me

Everyone has a happy place, somewhere where they feel calm, relaxed, happy and content. My happy place is Upper Michigan. My mom grew up in Laurium, Michigan and she met my dad when he was stationed near there in the Air Force. 155 more words

Family

Exploring the Porcupine Mountains

When I say exploring, I mean cramming in as much hiking as possible. We spent a day and a half playing in the Porcupine Mountains… 376 more words

Travel

Inspired in the UP

This past fall I had an awesome opportunity to work with the archivist at Keweenaw National Historic Park in Calumet Township, Michigan. That’s way UP in the UP for those, like me, who didn’t even realize Michigan went that far North and West! 958 more words

Genealogy