Tag Archives: Michigan

Two from Black Star Farms

We were away for a little trip and my Bride got an email that a package was coming to the house that would require an adult signature.  She was perplexed, trying to figure out what was coming, since most deliveries … Continue reading

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A Day in Michigan

A day in Michigan with two of our grandsons from Las Vegas and we already knew that Michigan humidity doesn’t agree with them, of course when the humidity and temperature is high in Michigan, it doesn’t agree with Michiganders either.  … Continue reading

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The Wall Came to Livonia

Even though Vietnam started affecting the United States in 1955, it wasn’t until years later that it really took its toll.   I remember when they brought back the lottery for the draft and it was my birthday that was the … Continue reading

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A Reason to Continue

Sometimes there is really no reason to have a party, except for “because.”  Since everyone got together for a graduation party brunch, the entire afternoon and evening had a gaping hole in the calendar.  Not to mention that the entire … Continue reading

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Mawby Sparkling

It is almost a sin, if we don’t stop at MAWBY Sparkling while we are up in the Traverse City area of Michigan.   You can find Mawby out near Suttons Bay and whether you know it as L. Mawby Vineyards … Continue reading

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Rove Estate

Rove Estate sits at the highest point of elevation on the Leelanau Peninsula and a family owned farm for five generations.  Creighton and McKenzie Gallagher represent the sixth generation farming the family plot and the estate is named after the … Continue reading

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Bonobo Winery

Two brothers, Todd and Carter Oosterhouse, long time natives of Traverse City established Bonobo Winery four years ago.  The brothers are attempting to maintain the classic Up-North feel to the winery while bringing in the new chic concepts that have … Continue reading

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