In Thought

I have had an awful lot on my mind lately and I’m sure many of you know what I’m talking about… the recent passing of my father has left me and my family in a state of grief over the past three weeks and for the unforeseeable future, and is something I do not wish…

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Snowstorm

Did your town get a snowstorm last night? Mine did! Here’s what happened on Mackinac Island… There had been a lot of talk about the boats making this weekend their last time running to the island, since the ice in the lake is starting to accumulate. So, my roommate, Chelsea, and I, decided to make…

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Island Sounds & Sights

Because sometimes we need more than just a visual: Did anybody get any snow on Friday? We got a little bit. I think the bridge got even more than us, as it closed down for a couple hours in the morning due to falling ice. But it’s always fun to see snow on the island…

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Great Lakes Air

After 2 weeks of battling one crazy cold, I was happy to spend the weekend with my family… and that meant a quick trip off of the island. Now islanders usually have several ways to leave Mackinac in the winter: we can take the boat when the water allows for it, and that usually goes…

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Snow Drive

As the K-12 Music teacher at Mackinac Island Public Schools, I have the opportunity to see about 80% of the students here on the island, plus teach a guitar & piano ensemble at the high school level. And I’m always looking for new ways to expose every area of music to my students. This year,…

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