Lilacs, Hikes & Postcards

For those of you who missed the Lilac Festival…There were some beautifully floral moments throughout the lilac festival week, and this year I wanted to incorporate something new into the schedule – I led photo enthusiasts on a photo hike to some of the not-so-well-known areas of Mackinac Island, stopping every so often to take…

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Night Snow

Hey all, Some photos at night from around Mackinac Island. It was more difficult to take photos at night than I thought, so it took me a few rides and a few tries to get just a few good photos. But I did it! First, some photos from downtown: School offically takes its winter break…

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November post-season

For the last few weeks, life has been slowing down here on Mackinac Island. We are in the process of winterizing the fudge shops, and the biggest thing left to do at this point is to shut off the water in both stores. For a lot of residents as well, that first time riding your…

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Settling In

It’s 2013, and that means only a few more weeks until the boats stop running. Everyone’s putting in their last minute big shipments to the island (including my own order for a new snowmobile windshield) and shopping off-island until the moment when the lake freezes enough that we are then forced to take the plane,…

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