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  Topic: Ice Bridge News
Dan Reynolds

Replies: 7
Views: 8507

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Sat Jan 11, 2014 12:13 am   Subject: Ice Bridge News
The bridge is in and they have been crossing this week. However, as the temperature is supposed to climb above freezing this weekend, I'd expect some instability. Might be best to wait until everythin ...
  Topic: Bob-Lo Style
Dan Reynolds

Replies: 2
Views: 3541

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Tue Jul 16, 2013 12:18 pm   Subject: Bob-Lo Style
Thanks John, I appreciate your kind words and your support! Glad you liked the disc.
  Topic: No flag flying on Memorial Day
Dan Reynolds

Replies: 2
Views: 3839

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Tue Jun 04, 2013 2:55 pm   Subject: No flag flying on Memorial Day
There was an extremely moving, heartfelt Memorial Day service at Veteran's Park, adjacent to the Old Dock in the Pines, and at the cemetery. At noon, two Island veterans raised the Pines flag from hal ...
  Topic: Straits Oil Pipeline
Dan Reynolds

Replies: 1
Views: 4127

PostForum: Conservation Corner   Posted: Thu Nov 15, 2012 10:51 am   Subject: Straits Oil Pipeline
Cindy, thanks for sharing this on this site. The letter is meant for anyone to send to MI lawmakers if they so choose. I am also working on a "protest song" about the pipeline that will be i ...
  Topic: July 4th
Dan Reynolds

Replies: 2
Views: 2968

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Mon Jul 02, 2012 7:31 am   Subject: July 4th
Due to the extreme dry conditions, the Fire Department is not allowing ANY private fireworks on BBI, unless and until there is substantial rainfall.
  Topic: Dillenger Film
Dan Reynolds

Replies: 10
Views: 11261

PostForum: Island History   Posted: Tue Dec 20, 2011 10:59 am   Subject: Dillenger Film
That helps to paint a much more complete picture. I think Helen Smith was indeed the author of this piece, which was shared with my Dad shortly after he bought our original BBI property back then. I w ...
  Topic: Dillenger Film
Dan Reynolds

Replies: 10
Views: 11261

PostForum: Island History   Posted: Mon Dec 19, 2011 11:31 pm   Subject: Dillenger Film
Sorry for just now seeing and replying to this, months later... Embarassed

As you can imagine, there are numerous conflicting stories about John Dillinger's final days, and the brief time he may have ...
  Topic: I want to know what you did....
Dan Reynolds

Replies: 24
Views: 14180

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Thu Oct 13, 2011 1:52 pm   Subject: I want to know what you did....
Wow, itís been about 30 years since anyone has asked me to write a report on what I did during the summer. Back then, I think I had to double-space and narrow the margins to make the report seem longe ...
  Topic: any events for week of 4th???
Dan Reynolds

Replies: 5
Views: 4323

PostForum: Island Events   Posted: Fri Jul 01, 2011 6:52 pm   Subject: any events for week of 4th???
Also, live music at the Tavern tomorrow (Saturday) 7/2, for the holiday weekend.
  Topic: Biographies of Bois Blanc Island people
Dan Reynolds

Replies: 3
Views: 4160

PostForum: Island History   Posted: Sat Feb 12, 2011 8:56 am   Subject: Biographies of Bois Blanc Island people
Great idea, and a great way to capture the kinds of information that are often lost to time. Perhaps some of this information could also be used to create an Island genealogy chart, although such a th ...
  Topic: "THIS AIN'T THE MAINLAND" CD release
Dan Reynolds

Replies: 10
Views: 10704

PostForum: Island Events   Posted: Tue Sep 14, 2010 9:37 pm   Subject: "THIS AIN'T THE MAINLAND" CD release
You can just send me a PM with your address and I'll get one to you - $15 plus USPS shipping. Or, you can pick one up on the Island. Smile Thank you!

Dan
  Topic: "THIS AIN'T THE MAINLAND" CD release
Dan Reynolds

Replies: 10
Views: 10704

PostForum: Island Events   Posted: Mon Sep 06, 2010 8:36 am   Subject: "THIS AIN'T THE MAINLAND" CD release
Thanks, Mike, for your very kind words. For the past 10 months of working on this project, I've been nervous about sharing the songs with everyone here on BBI. It's scary to open up my heart about my ...
  Topic: "THIS AIN'T THE MAINLAND" CD release
Dan Reynolds

Replies: 10
Views: 10704

PostForum: Island Events   Posted: Tue Aug 10, 2010 8:09 am   Subject: "THIS AIN'T THE MAINLAND" CD release
Thanks, Jeff and Susie... Really looking forward to seeing both of you.

To me, Jeff's pipes are one of the high points - if not THE high point - of the entire disc. You don't hear many songs that ...
  Topic: "THIS AIN'T THE MAINLAND" CD release
Dan Reynolds

Replies: 10
Views: 10704

PostForum: Island Events   Posted: Mon Aug 09, 2010 2:39 pm   Subject: "THIS AIN'T THE MAINLAND" CD release
Event: Sat Sep 04, 2010 8:00 pm
Every year, I try to put on a few "Island Jam" performances at the Tavern, where we do old folk/rock cover songs and just have a good time. But for the past several months, I've been working ...
  Topic: Site won't "Remember Me"
Dan Reynolds

Replies: 13
Views: 7560

PostForum: Bug Reports   Posted: Fri Jan 01, 2010 9:26 am   Subject: Site won't "Remember Me"
I was having problems similar to those reported here. But after I deleted the cookies on my machine, as Rob suggested, everything seemed to start behaving. The site remembered me this morning and let ...
  Topic: Detroit
Dan Reynolds

Replies: 81
Views: 19740

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Wed Dec 23, 2009 1:18 pm   Subject: Detroit
Lots of good points made by a good writer.

Running a public school in Detroit is approximately like running a crochet seminar during a prison riot. Survival is the only passing grade the students w ...
  Topic: How Obama lost me
Dan Reynolds

Replies: 20
Views: 8011

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Tue Nov 24, 2009 4:37 pm   Subject: How Obama lost me
I think it was one of the credit unions in Cheboygan with a sign out front advertising "Free Popcorn Fridays".

In my day job, I have to spend a lot of time thinking about the costs and benefits of ...
  Topic: Weather on Boblo
Dan Reynolds

Replies: 6
Views: 4889

PostForum: BBI TOWN HALL   Posted: Thu Nov 05, 2009 9:10 pm   Subject: Weather on Boblo
Last weekend was rough. 40+mph winds kept Curt from running on Friday night and Saturday morning. We waited it out overnight in Cheboygan through the intermittent rain, until we could get over. It was ...
  Topic: Anyone hunting yet?
Dan Reynolds

Replies: 22
Views: 7100

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Mon Nov 02, 2009 3:33 pm   Subject: Anyone hunting yet?
The return boat on Saturday had a couple of pickups carrying some deer hunting trophies! I'm not a hunter, but they looked pretty good to me.
  Topic: health care reform
Dan Reynolds

Replies: 96
Views: 38387

PostForum: BBI TOWN HALL   Posted: Thu Oct 22, 2009 12:41 pm   Subject: health care reform
There is nothing to prevent nonprofits from making a profit... Expenses and income are not necessarily equal.
  Topic: Crater/ Sink hole/or Just a story
Dan Reynolds

Replies: 21
Views: 7040

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Thu Sep 03, 2009 10:43 pm   Subject: Crater/ Sink hole/or Just a story
Kevin, are you back home now? If so, hope I'll get to see you sometime this coming week. Maybe I could con you into showing me these 'potholes' and the railroad grade itself - not sure if I would reco ...
  Topic: Island Internet
Dan Reynolds

Replies: 15
Views: 5489

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Sat Aug 29, 2009 9:47 am   Subject: Island Internet
A good friend of mine just picked up an iPhone (with AT&T wireless account). It does a pretty decent job of getting Internet access, and it apparently has "Internet tethering" capability - which means ...
  Topic: Island Internet
Dan Reynolds

Replies: 15
Views: 5489

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Tue Aug 25, 2009 7:40 am   Subject: Island Internet
Thanks, FM and Conis. I will check into the Verizon card and see if that might offer a solution for the time being.

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  Topic: Island Internet
Dan Reynolds

Replies: 15
Views: 5489

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Mon Aug 24, 2009 2:42 pm   Subject: Island Internet
Yes, I know this topic has been discussed innumerable times. Yes, I have reviewed the earlier discussion threads about it, many of which are now long outdated. So I beg your forgiveness in bringing it ...
  Topic: Pines Cottage for Sale
Dan Reynolds

Replies: 12
Views: 10713

PostForum: For Sale or Wanted to Buy   Posted: Thu Aug 20, 2009 1:29 pm   Subject: Pines Cottage for Sale
Here's a "cut-n-paste" to answer the issue Familyman cut-n-pasted:

"The bill does not create a federal energy audit or labeling requirement. As introduced, the original bill would have required ene ...
 
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