Tag Archives: Yale

Fire burns family building on Main Street in Yale, Michigan

Last Tuesday morning, just before Barry and I drove to Marquette for a lovely pre-Valentines Day weekend getaway, my mom emailed. The Dodge Garage building, owned by my mother,  in my hometown of Yale in the Thumb of Michigan, was … Continue reading

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I just enjoyed a lovely week in downstate Michigan with my parents. This is the childhood home where my two brothers and I grew up in Yale, Michigan.  Yale lies about twenty-one miles from blue Lake Huron with its freighters … Continue reading

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Horse whiskers, how do we love thee?

This blog harks back to the country. Farm fields.  Barns.  Silos.  Horses.  From the Thumb of Michigan.  Late August. Corn My daughter and I were visiting my parents.  We had just driven to Port Huron to watch the movie “The … Continue reading

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“A horse is a horse, of course, of course”

Let’s say you decide to write a blog about horses.  But you know practically Zero about horses.  What to say, what to say?  You could tell about your own horse experience. 1.  Family used to go horseback riding–maybe two or … Continue reading

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Get your Hometown History assignment in before the Rapture, please.

OK, photography and history buffs, get on the mark!  You’re being challenged by Scott Thomas over at Views Infinitum with Assignment 13:  Hometown History.  (Click on the link to see what it’s all about.  Hint:  assignment due next Wednesday, May … Continue reading

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Hummingbird status

Just wanted to tell you first thing this morning.  Hummingbirds have been spotted in both Michigan’s Upper and Lower Peninsulas.  My mom put up the feeder down in Yale on Friday.  She offered a “signficant” prize for the person who … Continue reading

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Blossoms of family

How often do we pause to reflect that our family can be as precious as a blooming tree? How often do we remember to give thanks for the blossoms of our family, the precious blooms of our connection? It’s good … Continue reading

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