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  Topic: How is the water level looking?
doug miller

Replies: 4
Views: 4156

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Thu Apr 11, 2013 1:02 pm   Subject: How is the water level looking?
Thanks Mike. It would be nice to think that all of the snow and rain that Michigan and Wisconsin and perhaps Ontario have received this spring will translate into higher lake levels--at least high eno ...
  Topic: How is the water level looking?
doug miller

Replies: 4
Views: 4156

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Thu Apr 04, 2013 12:03 pm   Subject: How is the water level looking?
Thanks Mike. Just curious, at your property or on the coast near Hawks does the water look much lower than last year or about the same? Thanks again.
  Topic: How is the water level looking?
doug miller

Replies: 4
Views: 4156

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Wed Apr 03, 2013 11:33 am   Subject: How is the water level looking?
I wondered if you islanders who are currently on the island have any observations to share about the water levels? We have read that the lakes have been down at their lowest levels in recent history a ...
  Topic: Julinda
doug miller

Replies: 14
Views: 8404

PostForum: Introductions, Meet Your Fellow Islanders   Posted: Tue Sep 04, 2012 1:33 pm   Subject: Julinda
MIke:

If you get snowed in on the island for a while this winter perhaps you could put together a chart that shows many of the island family connections. Could be complicated from the sounds of you ...
  Topic: Hospital closing?
doug miller

Replies: 23
Views: 11467

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Mon Apr 16, 2012 10:08 am   Subject: Hospital closing?
Follow the money. My guess is that Mclaren did the math and concluded it would cost too much to purchase the Cheboygan Hospital--and perhaps because, as Conis alluded to, the Hospital has huge debts t ...
  Topic: Kayakalakeaday 6
doug miller

Replies: 28
Views: 16569

PostForum: Island Events   Posted: Mon Mar 26, 2012 8:03 pm   Subject: Kayakalakeaday 6
I agree with you Piper. I would like to discuss music and our favorite writers on the natural world (I am planning to bring my copies of Walden and Pilgrim at Tinker Creek.
  Topic: Kayakalakeaday 6
doug miller

Replies: 28
Views: 16569

PostForum: Island Events   Posted: Sun Mar 25, 2012 8:38 pm   Subject: Kayakalakeaday 6
JEE: Barring any unforeseen problem, I am planning to attend this year and really looking forward to it. I just hope you have a strong rope in case you have to tow this novice kayaker at various point ...
  Topic: Where are the Birds?
doug miller

Replies: 6
Views: 4278

PostForum: Island Events   Posted: Fri Mar 23, 2012 5:32 pm   Subject: Where are the Birds?
Sure do wish the boats were running so we could get to the island to see the robins, flowers and all the rest.
  Topic: Ice in the Southern Strait of Mackinac 2012
doug miller

Replies: 14
Views: 8216

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Wed Mar 07, 2012 12:34 pm   Subject: Ice in the Southern Strait of Mackinac 2012
I heard you received lots of snow in the last few days and had lots of trees down. Is that true? How much snow is on the ground? And how do the electric company guys get their equipment on the island ...
  Topic: Kayakalakeaday 6
doug miller

Replies: 28
Views: 16569

PostForum: Island Events   Posted: Mon Feb 20, 2012 11:18 pm   Subject: Kayakalakeaday 6
Hey John: Do you have any more details on Kayakalakeaday 6? When does the day start and end? How do you work the food? Do you camp or does everyone stay at their own cottages? I assume there might be ...
  Topic: Kayakalakeaday 6
doug miller

Replies: 28
Views: 16569

PostForum: Island Events   Posted: Sat Jan 28, 2012 7:40 pm   Subject: Kayakalakeaday 6
I would love to go and will seriously consider it. Just the opportunity to talk politics with you and Jeff and others in this election year is alone enough to persuade me to go! (Actually, of course, ...
  Topic: How is the weather?
doug miller

Replies: 0
Views: 1628

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Wed Oct 19, 2011 8:00 pm   Subject: How is the weather?
The forecast suggests some pretty nasty weather could be hitting the island--big waves, high winds, etc.

Can any of you islanders let us know how its looking?
  Topic: any events for week of 4th???
doug miller

Replies: 5
Views: 4326

PostForum: Island Events   Posted: Sat Jul 02, 2011 7:26 am   Subject: any events for week of 4th???
Dan--what time will you be performing?
  Topic: Kayakalakeaday 5
doug miller

Replies: 13
Views: 8904

PostForum: Island Events   Posted: Fri May 13, 2011 4:04 pm   Subject: Kayakalakeaday 5
Hope you guys have a great time. I cannot make it this year but am confident that I will one day. (I plan to practice my kayaking a bit this summer so I will be prepared for, hopefully, next year's jo ...
  Topic: I've given up on this website !
doug miller

Replies: 25
Views: 23179

PostForum: Site/Forum Comments, Questions, Suggestions   Posted: Tue Mar 29, 2011 4:03 pm   Subject: I've given up on this website !
BBGirl: I think you should appreciate the fact that you are getting 2 copies of your posts delivered but only have to type it once!

Kidding--I am sure that whatever the cause for your problems it m ...
  Topic: Ron Paul
doug miller

Replies: 147
Views: 41736

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Sun Mar 13, 2011 9:59 pm   Subject: Ron Paul
Kevin: I was only referring to the new 6% business tax they are talking about and not other things that are being pursued.

I have not read much about the legislation concerning appointing Emergency ...
  Topic: Ron Paul
doug miller

Replies: 147
Views: 41736

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Fri Mar 11, 2011 10:01 pm   Subject: Ron Paul
From reading the news, I understand that Snyder is going to try to eliminate many of the special tax exemptions that have been given to specific kinds of businesses in the previous business tax acts ( ...
  Topic: Kayakalakeaday 5
doug miller

Replies: 13
Views: 8904

PostForum: Island Events   Posted: Thu Mar 10, 2011 9:46 pm   Subject: Kayakalakeaday 5
I remember in the 1960s that my mom would order turtle soup when she would go out to eat. That turtle would make a lot of soup!

I was thinking more in the line of microwaved frozen burritos with On ...
  Topic: Kayakalakeaday 5
doug miller

Replies: 13
Views: 8904

PostForum: Island Events   Posted: Wed Mar 09, 2011 5:31 pm   Subject: Kayakalakeaday 5
I was thinking about it until I heard your "life and death" description. Hmmm. Maybe you need someone to stay at camp and cook . . .
  Topic: Ron Paul
doug miller

Replies: 147
Views: 41736

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Wed Mar 09, 2011 12:51 pm   Subject: Ron Paul
It feels like the good old days on the Island website! And with the 2012 election already in gear, it might get even livlier.

By the way, JEE, although I did not like Howard Dean's political views, ...
  Topic: Ron Paul
doug miller

Replies: 147
Views: 41736

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Tue Mar 08, 2011 8:52 am   Subject: Ron Paul
JEE: My post was not a criticism of Ron Paul, it was a criticism of a system that often prevents good things from being accomplished, no matter how effective a president or senator might be.

One of ...
  Topic: 2011 Lake Levels
doug miller

Replies: 1
Views: 3155

PostForum: Conservation Corner   Posted: Mon Mar 07, 2011 5:10 pm   Subject: 2011 Lake Levels
From the Detroit News. According to the US Army Corps of Engineers, "Lake Michigan/Huron will be 7-12 inches below last year and up to 22 inches below the historical average." Not enough sno ...
  Topic: Ron Paul
doug miller

Replies: 147
Views: 41736

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Mon Mar 07, 2011 4:55 pm   Subject: Ron Paul
Jee:

I have known some really good men and women who worked as State Representatives, State Senators, Judges, etc.

But when you combine term limits with a big bureacracy and the fact that people ...
  Topic: Ron Paul
doug miller

Replies: 147
Views: 41736

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Mon Mar 07, 2011 12:26 pm   Subject: Ron Paul
People acquire wealth in different ways. It bothers me greatly that the people in the business of selling money--whether certain bankers, traders of stocks and bonds, etc--make unconscionably high amo ...
  Topic: Ron Paul
doug miller

Replies: 147
Views: 41736

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Sun Mar 06, 2011 5:18 pm   Subject: Ron Paul
I read some of the link and skimmed some of it and it seemed to me that the writer was acting much like others writing on this issue and trying to spin it. I wish they would all stop the generalities ...
 
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