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  Topic: Death of an Islander
A.C. Haeffner

Replies: 8
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PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Wed Nov 03, 2004 11:54 pm   Subject: Death of an Islander
Susan Haeffner, 52, wife of Charlie (A.C.) Haeffner, died Monday, Nov. 1, 2004 in an Elmira, NY hospital. Susan, who lived with Charlie in Odessa, NY, visited Bois Blanc Island many summers, staying a ...
  Topic: Bois Blanc Island Article
A.C. Haeffner

Replies: 32
Views: 20566

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Thu Aug 26, 2004 7:43 am   Subject: Free Press Article
For what it's worth, Eric, I use the French pronunciation, too. Always have, always will.
  Topic: An excerpt from "The Maiden of Mackinac"
A.C. Haeffner

Replies: 0
Views: 1592

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Mon Sep 08, 2003 8:11 am   Subject: An excerpt from "The Maiden of Mackinac"
Just for fun, I've posted a new excerpt from one of my Straits books on my website. This one is from The Maiden of Mackinac, which I distributed in limited spiral-bound format on Bois Blanc and Mackin ...
  Topic: Book excerpt now on website
A.C. Haeffner

Replies: 2
Views: 2121

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Sun Aug 24, 2003 10:50 pm   Subject: Book excerpt now on website
Thanks. I started the website at the beginning of the year. I figured on making it a feature site -- short stories, photos, contributions from readers and such -- but it became mostly news-oriented. I ...
  Topic: Book excerpt now on website
A.C. Haeffner

Replies: 2
Views: 2121

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Sat Aug 23, 2003 9:23 am   Subject: Book excerpt now on website
I've placed an excerpt from "Island Nights" -- my first Bois Blanc novel -- on my news website. If anybody unfamiliar with the book wants a taste of it, you can find it at http://www.odessafile.com/F- ...
  Topic: What's your alma mater?
A.C. Haeffner

Replies: 25
Views: 16154

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Sun Jul 27, 2003 12:59 am   Subject: Education
1966: Bloomfield Hills (Mich.) High School
1970: Albion College, Albion, Mich., B.A. degree
And in the school of hard knocks, I've had various newspaper jobs:
Pontiac (now Oakland, Mich.) Press, i ...
  Topic: Island fun day! July 6th
A.C. Haeffner

Replies: 6
Views: 4245

PostForum: Island Events   Posted: Mon Jul 14, 2003 10:18 am   Subject: Fun Day Photos
Hi. Just back home after two weeks on the Island.
I've loaded some photos from Fun Day in the Photo Album. It was a very bright, warm day -- one of a stretch of beautiful days during our stay. That ...
  Topic: New Straits novel
A.C. Haeffner

Replies: 0
Views: 2460

PostForum: For Sale or Wanted to Buy   Posted: Sun Jun 08, 2003 1:29 pm   Subject: New Straits novel
For what it's worth, I've sent Sheila 20 copies of a spiral-bound author's edition (signed) of my latest novel, The Maiden of Mackinac, and will be bringing along about 50 or 60 more copies when I go ...
  Topic: Island Live Cam???
A.C. Haeffner

Replies: 19
Views: 11145

PostForum: Photo Comments   Posted: Wed Feb 05, 2003 3:20 pm   Subject: Island camera
Doug:

Personally, I love the idea. I'm not sure I'd appreciate the camera if I were there all the time, but being as far away as I am from the Island (Upstate New York), it has a certain appeal.
  Topic: Island poetry
A.C. Haeffner

Replies: 12
Views: 6342

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Mon Jan 06, 2003 3:39 am   Subject: Good poems
All right, gang. You're really cooking with the poems. Good stuff.

-- Charlie
  Topic: New to List.
A.C. Haeffner

Replies: 6
Views: 3877

PostForum: Introductions, Meet Your Fellow Islanders   Posted: Sun Dec 22, 2002 2:50 pm   Subject: New to List.
Yes, welcome, Bonnie and Fritz. I too have seen your cottage sign many times, but can't place exactly where. I thought it was near the old hotel site, but my wife says she thinks it's on the shore roa ...
  Topic: Island poetry
A.C. Haeffner

Replies: 12
Views: 6342

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Sat Dec 21, 2002 11:05 am   Subject: Island poetry
Yes, I am familiar with your Grandma, but I wasn't aware of the book. I'll have to look for it the next time I'm at Hawk's. Thanks.
  Topic: Island poetry
A.C. Haeffner

Replies: 12
Views: 6342

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Sat Dec 21, 2002 3:34 am   Subject: Island poetry
Okay, wordsmiths out there. The poem on the home page by Ila Kimball Calkins has inspired me, and prompted this idea: How about we all write a bit of poetry related to the island?

The place is i ...
  Topic: Bois Blanc fan finds this site
A.C. Haeffner

Replies: 7
Views: 5775

PostForum: Introductions, Meet Your Fellow Islanders   Posted: Wed Dec 11, 2002 5:01 pm   Subject: Books and pics
Howdy, Nate. I'm glad you got a chance to read the Vosper book. It's great stuff. I'm not sure which one of mine you're reading, but I hope you like it, too. And welcome to this website. It's a lot of ...
  Topic: Cool Story
A.C. Haeffner

Replies: 1
Views: 2211

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Sat Dec 07, 2002 3:10 am   Subject: Cool Story
Yeah, that is a cool story. It got me looking for more information, and I found a very interesting website: www.christmasship.com. It has photos, a schedule and a fairly detailed history of the old C ...
  Topic: For Charlie Heaffner.....
A.C. Haeffner

Replies: 1
Views: 2387

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Mon Oct 14, 2002 8:19 pm   Subject: Photo IDs
Thanks. It took me this long to discover your message. This is, I believe, the only time I've wandered into the Idle Chit Chat section since the first day I discovered this site. I guess I'll have to ...
  Topic: Hello y'all
A.C. Haeffner

Replies: 6
Views: 4110

PostForum: Introductions, Meet Your Fellow Islanders   Posted: Wed Sep 25, 2002 8:27 am   Subject: Hello y'all
Hi, Rich:

Welcome to the site. It's a great spot, and getting better every day as more folks find it. I myself found it last week.

I first visited the Island in the early '50s, when I was ...
  Topic: Bois Blanc fan finds this site
A.C. Haeffner

Replies: 7
Views: 5775

PostForum: Introductions, Meet Your Fellow Islanders   Posted: Mon Sep 16, 2002 10:12 am   Subject: Glad to meet you
Hi, Dan:

Great to see someone replying. I notice there've been a bunch of "hits" on my message, but no response until yours. I love meeting Island folks -- even by long distance. Maybe next s ...
  Topic: Bois Blanc fan finds this site
A.C. Haeffner

Replies: 7
Views: 5775

PostForum: Introductions, Meet Your Fellow Islanders   Posted: Fri Sep 13, 2002 11:46 am   Subject: Bois Blanc fan finds this site
Greetings from Upstate New York. My name is Charlie Haeffner, and I'm an annual Island visitor. A renter, in fact, at a couple of locations in the Pines. I first started going to the Island when I was ...
 
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