Monthly Archives: June 2022

Dinner in Sault Ste. Marie

After leaving Mackinac Island we arrived at Mackinaw City, and we did a bit of wandering in the city, before the next leg of our drive.  We had to cross the “Mighty Mac” or the “Big Mac” or the Mackinac … Continue reading

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Carriage House at Hotel Iroquois

As we wandered around Mackinac Island, it dawned on us that something was different this time on the island, compared to all of the other times.  We were there on the weekend, and we have never been there except during … Continue reading

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A Walk to Mission Point

There is so much to see and enjoy on Mackinac Island, especially if it is your first time there.  We have been there many times and I think that we have stopped at every shop and tourist attraction on the … Continue reading

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I Never Tire of Mackinac Island

One of the true treasures for the State of Michigan is Mackinac Island.  Only a couple of times of the year, does the manure of the politicians exceed the manure of the horses.  You see, there are no motorized vehicles … Continue reading

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A Retirement Party on the River

Not for me, I have been retired and in fact, we never even recorded the day or anything, it just kind of happened.  My younger brother retired and his wife had a surprise retirement party for him.  She did a … Continue reading

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Fine Wine Source Club June 2022

The month of June was the Trifecta for wine club selections as I also picked up from my local club The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  I always enjoy the curated selection from my shop, and a chance to … Continue reading

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Two More From ATOM

It is always wonderful to be surprised when you receive a wine club shipment, of course from A Touch of Monterey, they ship three bottles at a time, and I normally only discuss two bottles of wine at any given … Continue reading

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ATOM Reserve Wine Club June 2022

We received our second shipment of wine club wines this month from A Taste of Monterey Wine Club and we opted years ago to get their Reserve Wine selections.  I mean back when we started with the club, Michigan was … Continue reading

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Why We Joined Black Star Farms’ Club

Back when the world was young and fun, we were at a board meeting at the Inn at Bay Harbor, and a delightful time it was.  The food was excellent and normally the wine takes a back seat to the … Continue reading

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We Had Visitors

My Bride and I live in a suburb that was originally a township.  I am not sure what the definition of a township is where you live, but originally in Michigan in meant thirty-six square miles or six miles by … Continue reading

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