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  Topic: Straits Oil Pipeline
Cindy Childs

Replies: 1
Views: 5367

PostForum: Conservation Corner   Posted: Fri Nov 09, 2012 8:10 am   Subject: Straits Oil Pipeline
I didn't know they were still using the old pipeline that was in the straits, this is serious, it wasn't made nor meant to handle the extra pressure or volume of oil.

Got this link from the Faceb ...
  Topic: Operation Injured Soldier on BBI
Cindy Childs

Replies: 0
Views: 2561

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Mon Jun 04, 2012 9:16 am   Subject: Operation Injured Soldier on BBI
OIS will be using my home June 15th thru the 24th. We will host a couple families of injured soldiers. They have given so much physically and emotionally, they are recovering from the war, and it is ...
  Topic: Morels
Cindy Childs

Replies: 2
Views: 3964

PostForum: Island Events   Posted: Sun Apr 29, 2012 10:08 pm   Subject: Morels
I'll let you know Bruce, will be there on Wednesday!
  Topic: Hospital closing?
Cindy Childs

Replies: 23
Views: 15675

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Sun Apr 15, 2012 7:30 am   Subject: Hospital
McLaren Hospital in Flint, is an excellent facility, they have consolidated many small hospitals under their brand and all of them have to certify to the standards the Main facility has, the standard ...
  Topic: DNR Activities
Cindy Childs

Replies: 6
Views: 8151

PostForum: Conservation Corner   Posted: Tue Jan 31, 2012 12:18 pm   Subject: DNR Activities
Are they able to block the use of this land by people with handicapped stickers that are allowed motorized vehicles. If so then I would object to their funding process and acquisition process.
  Topic: Kayakalakeaday 6
Cindy Childs

Replies: 28
Views: 23000

PostForum: Island Events   Posted: Tue Jan 31, 2012 12:00 pm   Subject: Kayakalakeaday 6
Thank you so much for skipping Lake Mary last year during Gary's Memorial Service. I hope you all have a fantastic time on the water this year. To that end...I will be renting out our cottage a few w ...
  Topic: 2011 assessment increases
Cindy Childs

Replies: 36
Views: 18842

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Tue Mar 01, 2011 9:29 am   Subject: 2011 assessment increases
My year round Home value in Flushing is almost identical to my cottage on BBI, except for a difference of 780 sq ft less on the island and 4 acres of ground less. My Flushing tax value for 2011 went ...
  Topic: Gary Childs Has Passed Away
Cindy Childs

Replies: 4
Views: 5732

PostForum: Island History   Posted: Tue Feb 01, 2011 8:54 am   Subject: Gary Childs Has Passed Away
It is with a heavy heart that I tell you my husband, Gary Childs past away Saturday, January 29th at 11:15 pm from complications of the Noro Virus and Extra Medullary Leukemia. He is at Rossell's Fun ...
  Topic: For Sale Backhoe
Cindy Childs

Replies: 0
Views: 3440

PostForum: For Sale or Wanted to Buy   Posted: Fri Jun 11, 2010 1:14 pm   Subject: For Sale Backhoe
We have decided to sell our Ford 555 Backhoe. parked at our cabin, it is 1984, has a new battery, runs great. $10,000. Will be up in
july if anyone's interested.
  Topic: EPA and ALL Waterways
Cindy Childs

Replies: 2
Views: 3339

PostForum: Island History   Posted: Tue Apr 27, 2010 12:09 pm   Subject: EPA and ALL Waterways
So is anyone else in this forum watching this EPA study that did not occur and their recommendation to the President on ALL waterways being placed under the EPA's jurisdiction. They include lakes, ri ...
  Topic: Health Care Reform..
Cindy Childs

Replies: 13
Views: 7302

PostForum: Island History   Posted: Tue Apr 27, 2010 12:05 pm   Subject: Health Care Reform..
The thing that is important to me personally, is that this law makes Acute Myloid Leukemia "Untreatable". If you are over 50 the only option is private pay for your stem cell transplant and ...
  Topic: property for sale
Cindy Childs

Replies: 19
Views: 34960

PostForum: For Sale or Wanted to Buy   Posted: Thu Apr 08, 2010 11:38 am   Subject: property for sale
We have a lot in Boulevard Subdivision that is listed on Craigslist. Lot #4, it has a driveway and clearing, power is 200 ft away, and phone already goes by.
  Topic: Shrine Circus coming to Cheboygan
Cindy Childs

Replies: 0
Views: 3217

PostForum: Site/Forum Comments, Questions, Suggestions   Posted: Mon Mar 29, 2010 8:28 pm   Subject: Shrine Circus coming to Cheboygan
Just came from a circus kick-off for the Shriners, they have a Circus coming to the Cheboygan Fairgrounds on Friday, May 7th, 4:30 pm and 7:30 pm shows. Tickets are $12.00 for adults, one ticket will ...
  Topic: TV Antennas
Cindy Childs

Replies: 7
Views: 8157

PostForum: Site/Forum Comments, Questions, Suggestions   Posted: Sat Mar 27, 2010 9:54 am   Subject: TV Antennas
We have the radio shack digital converter box, attached to rabbit ears, works great, but we have a dish looking antenna that goes indoors or outside and it gets better reception in the trees than the ...
  Topic: Ride to Mackinaw Island
Cindy Childs

Replies: 14
Views: 13825

PostForum: Conservation Corner   Posted: Sat Mar 06, 2010 8:48 am   Subject: Ride to Mackinaw Island
We just go for fun. Or I should say did, maybe this year Gary can get Lake Water on him!
  Topic: Controlling the Dust
Cindy Childs

Replies: 5
Views: 3087

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Tue Jun 30, 2009 9:59 am   Subject: Controlling the Dust
It is a great time to be alive and well on BBI. Thus my problem...if the township puts the chemical on the road by us at Mary's Lake I very well could stop breathing altogeher due to allergies to the ...
  Topic: Thank you BBI'ers
Cindy Childs

Replies: 3
Views: 2090

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Sat Oct 04, 2008 8:06 pm   Subject: Thank you BBI'ers
Just a moment let me take a deep breath and pretend we are in paradise on BBI...I want to thank everyone from BBI that kept in touch, prayed, drank beer on our porch, had their morning coffee on our f ...
  Topic: Roads
Cindy Childs

Replies: 28
Views: 22216

PostForum: BBI TOWN HALL   Posted: Sat Oct 04, 2008 7:53 pm   Subject: Roads
We were told that Mackinac County uses uniform code from the state when it comes to roads. But any work done still has to comply with the Great Lakes law. Do we on BBI even have a roads & bridges co ...
  Topic: Who has given up on summer???
Cindy Childs

Replies: 9
Views: 4795

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Mon Sep 01, 2008 11:14 am   Subject: Who has given up on summer???
That boiler sits near an old railroad bed. We have found old spikes and the old timbers from the bed nearby.
  Topic: One man's view on tobacco ,written for young people ...
Cindy Childs

Replies: 5
Views: 2713

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Mon Sep 01, 2008 11:11 am   Subject: One man's view on tobacco ,written for young people ...
You unknowingly wrote something that has totally touched our lives this year...the farmer grows the tobacco, but the corporations treat it with chemicals. Thus the surgeon generals warning on smoking ...
  Topic: Lots for Sale
Cindy Childs

Replies: 3
Views: 5863

PostForum: For Sale or Wanted to Buy   Posted: Thu Aug 21, 2008 1:40 pm   Subject: Lots for Sale
I stand corrected, it is suppose to be 100' x 125'. With the road frontage being the 100'.
  Topic: Lots for Sale
Cindy Childs

Replies: 3
Views: 5863

PostForum: For Sale or Wanted to Buy   Posted: Thu Aug 21, 2008 1:38 pm   Subject: Lots for Sale
Boulevard Drive Subivision lots are 100' x 100', road is seasonal.
  Topic: Lots for Sale
Cindy Childs

Replies: 3
Views: 5863

PostForum: For Sale or Wanted to Buy   Posted: Wed Aug 13, 2008 3:52 pm   Subject: Lots for Sale
Boulevard Drive Subdivision, Lot 4, For Sale By Owner, has a clearing and driveway in place for camping or building, deeded access to Lake Huron at the end of the Street, 100 feet from power, phone is ...
  Topic: Leukemia and BMT's
Cindy Childs

Replies: 2
Views: 2146

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Sun Aug 03, 2008 12:02 pm   Subject: Leukemia and BMT's
Hi everyone. Gary and I thought we would be living in paradise by now but life intervened the week before Memorial Day and Gary was diagnosed and hospitalized that Friday with Acute Mylogenus leukemi ...
  Topic: when are the suckers running
Cindy Childs

Replies: 5
Views: 5136

PostForum: Island Events   Posted: Tue May 06, 2008 11:19 am   Subject: when are the suckers running
We arrived on April 24th and they were running, by Monday 28th they were not as thick. We stopped and looked when we left on May 2nd and they were finished for the most part. we got 60 in about 40 ...
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