Photos: Railroad tracks along Manistee Lake, Manistee, Michigan – April 26, 2013

railroad tracks

Photos from a walk along the railroad tracks that follow the shore of Manistee Lake in Manistee, Michigan on April 26, 2013. Continue reading Photos: Railroad tracks along Manistee Lake, Manistee, Michigan – April 26, 2013

Video: Spirit of the Woods Folk Festival 2011 Musical Performers

This past Saturday was the 34th annual Spirit of the Woods Folk Festival, held in Brethren, Michigan. HNM was there, as always. (Rhonda hasn’t missed a festival in at least a decade!) The centerpiece of the festival is a full day of free live music, ranging from bluegrass to reggae. In case you missed this year’s festivities, here are videos of all of the acts that performed in the main stage.

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Photos: Point Betsie Lighthouse, June 12, 2011

Point Betsie Lighthouse

Just north of Frankfort, Michigan off of M-22 is the historic Point Betsie Lighthouse. The lighthouse is open seasonally for tours, including a trip up into the light tower. Following the decommissioning of the light by the United States Coast Guard, the community rallied together to raise the funds to restore and maintain the lighthouse, its surrounding buildings, and the grounds.

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