Winter Musings

So far for 2021, I am enjoying the winter scenery! January brought a lot of interesting hikes with lots of interesting views. We actually started the year out with a few dry days and lost snow from warmer weather, although the second half of the month brought back the snow that was happily welcomed by…

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A Mackinac Winter

Out of all the wintery days that we’ve had in this new year, none have seemed more like winter than last Friday. Just a brushing of light snowfall, so constant and unwavering that it gently coats the tree branches and winter foliage just enough to cause a whiteout all around you. When it snows, air…

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Mackinac in November

What a great time to be outside! November up here on Mackinac Island has been fairly good to us so far. The weather seems much warmer than in past years, which has been great! It makes raking the leaves in my front yard all the more merry, and I hope the nice weather keeps up…

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Snow storm and Holiday Postcards

Take a stroll with me on the boardwalk…   Today a nice big snowstorm hit Mackinac Island, and it was great. Well, maybe the wind wasn’t so great, but everything else was great. We had to endure an entire weekend with no snow and barely enough ice on the ground for snowmobilers to get by,…

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Pine, Parties and Poker Runs

It’s the perfect weekend for some festive Mackinac activities! This weekend was the annual winter festival on Mackinac Island. Being the overworked secretary/teacher/candymaker that I am, I completely skipped out on Saturday’s activities, but heard that the kids all had an amazing time playing games at Turtle Park. I did, however, spend some time with…

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The Aftermath of a Snowstorm

How does your town compare to the snow on Mackinac Island? As I walked downtown to buy some groceries, I was amazed by how the snow had not only fallen, but covered, every object and crevice outside. So of course, I had to take pictures! I’ve been seeing multiple pictures on my friends’ facebook pages…

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