Tag Archives: Marquette

We crazy kids drive off during a Winter Storm Warning

So what did we do yesterday while the weather service issued a Winter Storm Warning? What did we do, you ask? We drove 80 miles to Marquette for an overnight getaway!  And guess what?  Hardly a snowflake!  Roads almost completely … Continue reading

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Don’t be scared…

I’m going to tell you a ghost story today. Don’t be scared. I wasn’t going to tell you a ghost story.  All week I pondered.  “Should I or shouldn’t I tell my readers about the ghost at the Landmark Inn in … Continue reading

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“Kids do not float”

(I have been so busy recently that I’m just trying to tread water to stay afloat.  Are you kids busy, too?)

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Celebrating Bertha’s 60th birthday in Marquette–and doing yoga in a Starbucks

As some of you know from my other blog and Facebook, I’m in Marquette now.  In a coffee shop.  My friend, Bertha, and I are on our annual overnight trip to the city.  This year we’re celebrating her 60th birthday!  … Continue reading

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Black stone, white sea

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Our strange and wonderful Upper Peninsula

             

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From frogs to sailboats to birthday dinners.

The frog–we think it’s a frog and not a toad–pauses to say hello to all of you.  Ribbit–it says.  But actually I am telling a fib.  The frog did not speak a word.  It hopped out of the garden from … Continue reading

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No two daisies are the same

   No two daisies are the same.   No two restaurants are the same.   No two snowflakes.   No two moose.   No two people.       No two daisies are the same.   No two Americans.   No two Iraqis.   No two Republicans, or Democrats … Continue reading

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Don’t fall in the water, stretch your muscles too much or peck on windows

 My goodness, I am still showing you pictures from last weekend.  The last of May’s crop of photos.  Please enjoy a stroll through Marquette’s Lower Harbor, as we did last Saturday.  Can you feel the gentle breeze blowing off the … Continue reading

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Moose on the loose!

 I, your regular blog writer, have not seen a moose since the early 1990’s.  The kids were elementary school students.  We were headed home from Marquette one fine spring day when–   OHMYGOODNESS!!! What is that strange creature crossing the road in … Continue reading

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