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Swarmed by Mosquitoes!

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6-18-14 Marquette, MI – Even on the windiest of days, these agitators are ever present. Swarms of over 100 mosquitoes circled like a school of sardines, blocking my path. After readjusting my ear buds, I felt a strange buzzing in my ear. Shaking my head sideways, I concluded that a mosquito had slipped into my […]

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Marquette County Fairgrounds Hosts an Open House!

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June 4th 2014, Marquette – The Marquette County Fairgrounds held their first annual open house to showcase the variety of events held at the Fairgrounds. Inside the fairgrounds, attendees could take part in a scavenger hunt while munching on the buffet. In a stroke of luck, my name was drawn for a door prize! Unfortunately, […]

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All for a Cartridge of Ink

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Biking to Shopko for ink seemed like a quick and easy task. In fact, the bike to Shopko took less than 10 minutes! I walked quickly towards the doors as it was starting to get dark. Actually, I walked right into the automatic doors. As it turned out, Shopko had closed merely a half hour […]

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A Trip to the Wild Side

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While cruising around on my bike, I spotted a new trail that sparked my curiosity. With a few minutes to spare, I decided to explore. Ah –  peace, quite and a massage chair? Ignoring this peculiarity for a while, I continued until I ran into a bedraggled wooden bunny. Instead of confronting the creepy bunny […]

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Scotty McCreery in Escanaba, MI

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Remembering nothing about Scotty McCreery except that he had competed on American Idol, I walked into his concert hesitantly. So I’d heard his single on the radio – that didn’t stop my jaw from hitting the floor when he sang! I stared in awe trying to connect Scotty’s young face with that amazingly deep voice. […]

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Project Paint – Revamping a Room

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  Turning a yellow wall blue is extremely entertaining. It’s not even difficult! As an extra bonus, painting gives the perfect excuse to turn into a smurf for a few hours. So tell me, have you painted a wall today?            

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Dierks Bentley Cheers His Wife, Cassidy, to the Finish Line at the Boston Marathon.

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Dierks Bentley Cheers His Wife, Cassidy, to the Finish Line at the Boston Marathon.

Dierks Bentley‘s wife, Cassidy, ran the Boston Marathon in just over three hours and 33 minutes Monday with a pace of about eight minutes-per-mile. Dierks wore a green t-shirt that said “My Wife Ran the Boston Marathon 2014” on the back as he cheered her on. Before the race started, Dierks relayed a message from […]

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U.P. Propane — Proudly Serving You Since 1929

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If you’re going to take over an established business in the Upper Peninsula, you need to know what made that business successful.  You need to know the ins & outs of the area, the clientele, and what people need.  When Dan & Cindy Harrington bought the Iron Mountain Gas Company in 2006, they did just […]

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Benefit for Teresa Piziali on April 12th

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Negaunee, Michigan  –  April 4, 2014  –  Family and friends of Teresa (LaJoie) Piziali, a lifelong Negaunee resident battling with cancer, will host a benefit for her at Pasquali’s in Negaunee on April 12, from 1 pm to 7 pm. Teresa was diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma, a form of breast cancer. It is difficult […]

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Are You Ready for Our Giveaway on Thursday?

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4/2/14 Ishpeming, MI — Make sure you have your invitation ready!  Tomorrow night is fast approaching and we’ll be at the Red Rock Lanes (formerly the Country Lanes in Ishpeming) for our first big giveaway of the year!  The party starts Thursday evening at 6:30pm – with food, music, games and door prizes provided by […]

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