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My Favorite Lighthouse

Today is National Lighthouse Day. I like lighthouses but I like treats more. My favorite lighthouse is Pigeon Point Lighthouse because I like to chase pigeons. I never catch them, though....

Business AND Pleasure in the U.P.

I could never say that a visit to Michigan’s beautiful Upper Peninsula was all business and no pleasure! However, I can say that I was on a mission during this last visit, and sure enough, I managed to visit with students in Marquette, Calumet, and Copper Harbor AND have...

“Can I take it home?”

“Can I put my name in it?” “Is it mine to keep?” It’s not a scientific survey by any means, but with these and some of the other questions I got while handing out copies of The Clue at Copper Harbor to third graders in Flint, Michigan, I’m going...

Up and Coming

So much has been going on that I’ve neglected my blog (and my readers) shamelessly. Well, that ends today…and we’ll hope that I can do better in the future. But, for right now, let me bring you up to date: ● My son graduated from Saint Mary’s College in...

Is this cool, or what?

Or maybe I should say, “Isn’t this COLD!” Here are two winter-time pictures of the Copper Harbor Lighthouse. In the first picture, you can see Lake Superior in the background. Now take a look at this second picture. Doesn’t the lighthouse look like it’s in the middle of a...

Mystery Solved!

The Secret on Bald Head Island is the last of the North Carolina Lighthouse Adventures trilogy, bringing to a close the mystery that’s been on my mind for more than four years.  It all started on an annual family beach trip to Oak Island—that’s when I first got the...

Should I Be Worried?

It has not escaped my attention that Mercy seems to “blog” as much as I do. Okay, let’s be honest. She blogs more than I do and her pictures are cuter. I’m not sure why that is, but I will point out that while she is busy having fun...

Flying on the 4th!

Guess where I’m going on 4th of July? I’ll give you one clue. That’s right! I’m going to Copper Harbor, Michigan, and let me tell you‒THAT place knows how to do 4th of July! They have a parade in the morning, games and races and things to eat in...
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