Last fall, The boys and I decided to switch the year’s walk to school up with a different form of travel – paddling to school. It was my idea for this fourth annual event, and the boys were against it at first. Colebrook wanted to run the seven miles to his classroom. “And let’s do […]
The Manitou Passage off Sleeping Bear Point in early May still had considerable amounts of ice.
Northern Michigan has some of the most beautiful beaches and lakes in the world. Good Morning America declared it the most beautiful place in America and every year thousands of vacationers revel in its splendor.
But that splendor hides some […]
Spring, at last, is making its presence felt in the Republic. The days are noticeably longer and warmer, the snow has almost completely melted, and ice is gradually yielding to open water. Patches of grass are even turning green!
There doubtless remain a few snowy days ahead, and we can never forget the risk of frost, but the weather has turned. The […]