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10 Joys of a Cottage in Michigan

It’s Different. At home you keep up appearances. At a cottage you have the chance to cut some slack. Old books, fishing reels, a TV from the 1980’s  or earlier! 491 more words


New Favorite Trail!

I am excited to say I have a new favorite set of trails in the area. I haven’t had the opportunity to trail or mountain bike in a long while, but I have gone a few times in the last week to the Sweedetown Trails. 375 more words

Favorite Authors - Rex Stout

I remember being an avid fan of Rex Stout in the 60’s and 70’s and reading all of his wonderful Nero Wolf mystery novels.  Nero Wolf was a very different kind of main character.   180 more words

Favorite Authors - Shirley Jackson

Have you ever read The Haunting of Hill House?  If not, you should.  I stumbled on it by accident as a kid on one of the many days I roamed the long hallways of the State Library in Escanaba, Michigan.   227 more words

Remarkable: Sisters survive two weeks stranded in the woods of Upper Michigan

(CNN) — Snacks and a shiny SUV windshield saved two sisters who were stranded for almost two weeks in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

Leslie Roy, 52, and Lee Wright, 56, were returning to Kalamazoo from visiting a relative, when their truck got stuck in snow on a remote road in northern Luce County along Lake Superior. 213 more words


Served Up: I Think the Time Has Come to Discuss Pasties...

For those of you “non-yoopers”, I will give a little background on what a pasty is and on their origins. For the record you pronounce “Pasty” like this: … 618 more words