Thankful for Snow

Good tidings and good timing for the snow to finally arrive on Mackinac Island! The beginning of this week started out rather dry and lacking any snow at all. I was still pretty content biking to and from work every day, knowing that we would soon be seeing more snow on the ground. But this…

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Season’s End

We’ve reached a pivotal moment in the year 2020… the end of another season on Mackinac Island. As much as I love making candy and love the summer, I’m happy for the season’s end. It was one heck of a season! There were definite positives to the season, especially those things that I wouldn’t think…

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The Rushing of Summer

How August flies by so quickly I will never understand. The month had been quite interesting, with lots of ups and downs, and opportunities to enjoy the weather, and even more chances to enjoy my hobbies. Although work at the fudge is still far from the normal good ol’ days, we’ve been able to accommodate…

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Hot in July

WOW, what a month it’s been! I was hit with the heat at the beginning of the month, as the 80s are not my favorite temperatures, and it made for some pretty uncomfortable days at work and nights of sleep. But, I made it through, of course, and just kept focusing on work. July (and…

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Memories from June

What a whirlwind the month of June has been! Last month (I can’t believe it’s July already) has been filled with all kinds of new beginnings, including starting up my business much later in the season thanĀ  I’m used to. The vast majority of islanders are very serious about mask wearing, and businesses here are…

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