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the foreigner

This is one of the reasons why I love my job… “Out of Office – Across the street at the Roadhouse”   What you’re interested in cabinetry for your kitchen…oh you can find the sales people at the bar across the street! Now it’s not as bad as it seems since the bar is the &hellip Continue reading »

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i’m on a boat

…with two kids two and under! Ahhh summertime – lazy afternoons spent on the lake, soaking up rays and diving off the boat into cool, refreshing waters…bliss…. I remember those days fondly! Not to say that hanging with the kiddos isn’t it’s own kind of bliss, only now there’s more suck it up and suck &hellip Continue reading »

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reason no. 5,842 why this is a great place to live!

Yesterday we packed up the kids, a task that now takes nearly an hour to accomplish, and headed to the Bear River Whitewater Park over in Petoskey to watch the Northern Michigan Paddling Club’s Spring Rendezvous. It was a great opportunity to see several area paddling enthusiasts put their skills to the test in the &hellip Continue reading »

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a late winter float

One of the perks of being married to the local raft guide is that you can find yourself ‘dropping everything’ to float the river…at any time of the year.  Which is how we found ourselves on the sturgeon yesterday afternoon, cedar trees criss-crossing the river, branches caked in fresh snow…and at a balmy 36 degrees &hellip Continue reading »

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bridge out!

In taking advantage of the warmer weather we’ve been having, Porter and I decided to venture out of the house and check out the bridge work in town.  Since this past November they have been busy replacing the historic Camelback bridge that spans the Indian River.  It is more than mildly inconvenient if you have &hellip Continue reading »

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the daily commute – 11.30.11

“He spreads out the northern skies over empty space; He suspends the earth over nothing. He wraps up the water in his clouds, yet the clouds do not burst under their weight.  He covers the face of the full moon spreading His clouds over it.  The pillars of the Heavens quake against his rebuke.  By His &hellip Continue reading »

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the daily commute – 10.18.11

Okay, so it’s not a DOUBLE rainbow, but still….very cool to see in mid October.  Spent the rest of the evening looking for a pot of gold somewhere between the Brown Trout and Cooperation Park! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to &hellip Continue reading »

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