• Michilimackinac

    In the waters joining Lake Michigan and Lake Huron, near the bridge connecting Michigan’s lower peninsula to the upper peninsula, lies a hump-backed island named Michilimackinac by the Native Americans. Michilimackinac, which has been shortened to Mackinac, means “place of the great turtle.” Today the island resembles a turtle not only in shape but also… Continue Reading

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    Pedaling through the slumbering town of Mackinac Island, the smell of bubbling fudge drifts on the breeze. I brake for a muscly team of work horses clip-clopping toward the ferry. “Morning,” nods the driver looking like a slice of antiquity. “Morning,” I reply, the sound of my voice reassuring me this is not a dream.… Continue Reading