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Orphan, clock keeper, thief…

Hey kids! Do I have a book for you to read during Easter break. Don’t tell me you don’t have time to read. In between swinging on trees in the woods, and maybe building a fort behind the house, and … Continue reading

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And then the banana said…

And then the banana said: Don’t be sad! It’s a brand new week with brand new adventures.  Peel on outa here and enjoy your Monday! And then the banana said: Knock, knock, who’s there? Banana. Banana, who? Knock, knock, who’s … Continue reading

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You want to know how excited I am about the “Destination Wedding”?

I am soon headed to a “Destination Wedding”. Can you tell how excited I am? How many of you have vacationed at a “Destination Wedding” in foreign countries, unknown ports, mysterious locales? My nephew and his fiance are getting married, … Continue reading

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Chili Party at Midnight Under a Full Moon

  Last night I went to bed before 10 p.m. (as usual) and lay there tossing and turning for what seemed to be hours. At midnight Barry sauntered in from the garage and poked his head into the bedroom. “How … Continue reading

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The raptor program which did and didn’t happen

(The previously scheduled Raptor Program at the Baraga State Park Friday night did not happen.  The live raptors did not appear.  However, Tara, the handy Explorer Guide, provided a fascinating last-minute program about raptors–including stuffed owls–which left the guests entertained … Continue reading

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Hunting for eggs today? How about scavenging for photos?

Happy Easter, everyone!  While everyone else eats their delicious Easter dinner and hunts for multi-pastel-colored Easter eggs and goes to church to say “Christ is risen!” and opens cards with bunnies carrying baskets…I am going to play a little different … Continue reading

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And now for the wife-carrying competition!

Ladies and gentlemen, I know some of you have been waiting for the Wife-Carrying competition photos for three years. We are so sorry–we were never at the appropriate time in the appropriate place in Hancock during Heikinpaiva to present you … Continue reading

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“If your friends jumped in the lake in January, would you?”

Did any of your mothers ever tell you:  “If your friend jumped off a cliff, would you?”  Your mother meant:  “Hey, kid!  Think for yourself!  Don’t just be a follower.  Don’t jump in the lake in January just because your … Continue reading

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Yet another guessing game

There are three things I haven’t yet shared with most of you, dear readers. Well, there are probably 100 things I haven’t shared with you, but three stand out. Are you ready to play your Thursday guessing game? Here is … Continue reading

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Please wear your formal attire to the bridge walk.

Do people in other states walk across bridges on Labor Day?  Or is this just a Michigan thing to do? This year is the 53rd annual walk across the Mackinac Bridge.  It’s a big thing around here.  People travel from all … Continue reading

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