Tag Archives: Mackinaw Island

Beauty and Majesty on Mackinac Island

I just returned from a dream-come-true mini vacation. Three days on Mackinac Island, located in the State of Michigan between the states’s upper and Lower Peninsula. The island is a national historic landmark and a motor-free environment since 1898. Only … Continue reading

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The longest 4 hours

The last words I heard from my husband via cell phone: “We’re just trying to survive!” Time: 1:01 a.m. on Monday. After that, I waited. And waited. It would be the longest four hours of my life before I’d hear … Continue reading

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Finish, at last!

11:30 pm         FINISH Michigan Time, but Swiftsure waited around in bay for a spot to deliver their ‘touch and go’ paper. It was at least an hour later for that process. All three of our group—Steve, Henry and son, Nate … Continue reading

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9:00 pm update

9:00 pm           Steve called and they have 14 knots of wind and sailing 9 knots!  They have an hour to the bridge and another hour to the finish mark. So….they should be in around 11 pm.  PTL!! .

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2:30 pm-Monday, July 26

Swiftsure nearing Petoskey area running at 2.2 with 42 miles to go.  Mary and I are now on the Island and enjoying our comfy room–ready to go get something to eat & check out the town. .

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Mothers & Daughters

I started thinking about mothers and daughters this week since my daughter, Amanda, and I had the opportunity for time away. The two of us and a couple of other gals stayed on Mackinaw Island awaiting our guys to return … Continue reading

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Awards Ceremony Pics: 5th Place Flag

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