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Mark’s Covid Diary… August 23, 2020

A few evening’s ago, my son and I set out to see if we could find a new path along the Huron River. By the time we were done, we’d walked eight miles, and found some incredible trails that we’d never before knew existed. The shot above is from one of those trails. Everywhere we […]

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Michigan Musicians on Vacation: Misty Lyn Bergeron communing among the redwoods

A few weeks ago, kind of on a whim, I reached out to a local musician and asked if he’d be willing to talk about a recent vacation he’d taken to Gettysburg. It went well. I enjoyed hearing about something that he was insanely passionate about, and I think he enjoyed, for a change, talking […]

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Escape to Beaver Island

I’m sorry for running off and leaving you these past few days, but I needed a break. Clementine and I, desperate for a little father-daughter time away from the hassle of everyday life, headed north to Beaver Island, where we crashed with some old friends. And, for the first time in over a decade, I […]

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I’m tempted to wake Clementine up to show her this…

…but I’m afraid that she’d never let me eat another cephalopod. [This video comes courtesy of my friend Dan in Minnesota.]

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The end times are upon us

So far today we’ve had an earthquake and a tornado here in Michigan. One wonders what might be next. I’m tempted to come up from the basement and look out the window, but I’m afraid that I might find the Huron River on fire, or dogs and cats making love in the street… or, worse […]

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