October 6, 2012 RSS feed / Columnists

Michigan Politics

Attack Ads Abound in 1st District Race

With just over a month to go before the vote between 1st District freshman U.S. More...

Horse tales

Frost and Ice Are Ready To Welcome Fall on Mackinac Island

The daily pace has slowed on Mackinac Island. Most days, down on Main Street, taxis, tours, and drays don’t have to drive on the defensive. I’m happy to see that a particular dray team is still on the Island. More...

A Look at History

The First 25 Years: A Look at Life For Grand Hotel Guests in 1912

Grand Hotel   More...


It was a beautiful fall weekend on Mackinac Island, with warm, bright, sunny days and cool, crisp evenings. I tool a wonderful ride with Buck and Alice Sharrow with Mike Young’s prancing horses, Willie, Charlie, Prince, and Lady. More...

Nature Notes

Mackinac Island Experiences Changes As Summer Gives Way To Fall

Years ago, I heard the saying, “The only thing that is constant in life is change.” As I’ve gotten older, it seems more valid than ever. It is certainly true of the natural world. More...

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

Holidays and Weight Gain: You Can Prevent It As You Go

Thanksgiving! It’s usually the initial start of the holiday season that will soon get filled with family get-togethers, receptions, parties, and many occasions to eat and drink more than usual. More...

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