“It all started when I signed up for the free fresh turkey that Cherry Republic was giving away to employees,” Jessica Nuytten, Cherry Republic Quality Assurance Manager, explains when asked how she ended up adopting a healthy-sized turkey from a local farm. She’s referring to the Thanksgiving gift of a Biehl’s Turkey Farm fresh turkey that Cherry …
On Tuesday, Glen Arbor and its surroundings woke up to the most astounding 30 inches of snow I’ve witnessed in my half century in the north. It was powdery like the stuff the mountains get. It was picturesque like the wildest north woods. The morning was calm and quiet, and while there was barely anywhere […]
If you ask most Cherry Republic employees what their favorite season is, they’ll more than likely tell you that it’s fall. In Northern Michigan, the weather during this time of year is still beautiful, and there’s a nice lull between the crazy days of summer and the jolly-yet-hectic weeks leading up to Christmas.The only problem […]
Ask most CR employees, and they’ll most likely tell you their favorite season is fall. Northern Michigan weather is still beautiful, and there’s a nice lull between the crazy days of summer and the jolly-yet-hectic weeks leading up to Christmas.
What is Leaf Day?
The only problem is, there isn’t an official holiday that time of year. […]
Fall is one of the shortest yet most spectacular seasons of the year in Northern Michigan. And if steamy summer days stretch on through September and biting winds start blowing ahead of schedule in early November, you might just blink and miss this glorious time of year! All the more reason to be purposeful about […]
This September has truly become an extension of summer. I am thankful that the boys haven’t had any homework, so the moment they are out of school we’ve been able to do all the million things a person can do under the sun in Northern Michigan. Colebrook and Hawthorn caught the biggest fish they’ve ever […]
The Coho came into the Crystal River recently. Colebrook and Hawthorn have been driving by the fishermen on their way to school each day, which really put them in a fishing frenzy this past weekend. On Friday night, we shopped in TC for spawn bags, hooks, and heavy duty line, and when the boys woke […]
Seven days before the Glen Lake Community School year ended, Colebrook, Hawthorn and I completed our annual walk to school. I think this photo of our eleven year old taking a break at the Alligator Hill overlook perfectly captured this beautiful day and our world class commute.
Colebrook looking over Lake Michigan.
We happened to walk by […]
Local Fourth of July fireworks display over Glen Lake, 2013.
The Fourth of July weekend is one of the busiest weekends all summer in northern Michigan. Visitors from around the country flood the soft beaches, crystal blue waters, and energized towns to enjoy true American freedom.
All those people can be a great amount of fun […]
We would love your input on our giving. Please email us a few paragraphs about who you will be donating to this December and why; and if you give your time to the group as well.
Starting on this Saturday, December 1st, we will send out checks of $500 to $10,000 to organizations in Northern Michigan […]