The Charm of Mackinac

September 11, 2012 in Mackinac Island, Michigan, Vacations - 5 Comments

Mackinac Island. The place I grew up visiting summer after summer. The isolated island where my parents built a cottage and lived once I was in college. The escape from reality that will always be near and dear to me. I’m not going to lie. We have bypassed trips to…

Missing Mackinac

November 19, 2010 in Mackinac Island, Michigan - 5 Comments

My parents are fortunate enough to spend summer and fall each year on Mackinac Island. Mackinac is a charming little island between the lower and upper peninsulas of Michigan. Only 8 miles in diameter and no motorized vehicles are allowed. That means that the only modes of transportation are horse-drawn…