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 than  I’m used to. The vast majority of islanders are very serious about mask wearing, and businesses here are…

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Slow Open

Congratulations everyone, we made it through May! The weather is steadily getting nicer, the flowers are steadily blooming, and stores are slowly starting to open. The island has participated in a “soft soft opening” to the season, keeping the elders of our community in mind as we get the tourist season started up. I’ve ventured…

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