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  Topic: "Street Address"
flymom

Replies: 1
Views: 5186

PostForum: BBI TOWN HALL   Posted: Sun Aug 26, 2012 8:56 am   Subject: "Street Address"
How do I find out what my "real" street address/house number is and when will the township start actually using them? This has been talked about for years as a safety issue for fire/police/ ...
  Topic: Bible Road: Bois Blanc Island in Music & Photography
flymom

Replies: 4
Views: 3440

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Thu Feb 10, 2011 5:09 pm   Subject: Thanks for all the "views!"
Share with all your BBI friends & family!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jkuukd7DPck
  Topic: Bible Road: Bois Blanc Island in Music & Photography
flymom

Replies: 4
Views: 3440

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Wed Feb 09, 2011 12:49 pm   Subject: Bible Road: Bois Blanc Island in Music & Photography
Heartfelt thanks to Dan Reynolds who graciously allowed me to put Island photography together with one of his songs.

Bible Road - from the album "This Ain't the Mainland," original music ...
  Topic: Norrthern Lights Hotel
flymom

Replies: 26
Views: 14345

PostForum: Island History   Posted: Sat Mar 20, 2010 12:01 pm   Subject: Face in the Dishpan
Can't resist a comment, although it is way off topic from the Northern Lights, it does refer to Mike's post....

I think the face in the dishpan was Jesus - I remember my family (Sanford) relating ...
  Topic: Island History (genealogy research)
flymom

Replies: 3
Views: 4878

PostForum: Island History   Posted: Wed Mar 17, 2010 1:55 pm   Subject: Island History (genealogy research)
http://searches2.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/NISHNAWBE/2005-06/1120067987

Here's a genological reference that starts with Waubojeeg - who is noted in some of Schoolcraft's papers as Wayishkee's f ...
  Topic: weather box
flymom

Replies: 8
Views: 5303

PostForum: Site/Forum Comments, Questions, Suggestions   Posted: Sat Jan 23, 2010 4:48 pm   Subject: weather box
try www.wunderground.com to get a weather box for the website that works. This is my fav.weather website - light years superior to weather.com
  Topic: Mackinac and Bois Blanc
flymom

Replies: 7
Views: 4567

PostForum: Island History   Posted: Sat Apr 04, 2009 10:07 am   Subject: Mackinac and Bois Blanc
For all Straits history buffs, I highly recommend this book - it is out of print, but I found mine on the used book section of Barnes & Noble:

Three Flags at the Straits
by Walter Havinghurst
196 ...
  Topic: Posting pics
flymom

Replies: 32
Views: 13678

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Wed Mar 11, 2009 7:13 am   Subject: Posting pics
I tried posting about a dozen pics yesterday (Tues), all significantly under the specified size, and got the message "Too large or corrupted file." Was going to look for advice, but see that this has ...
  Topic: Ice Conditions 2008-09
flymom

Replies: 102
Views: 40710

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Wed Jan 14, 2009 8:30 am   Subject: Ice Conditions 2008-09
For anyone interested, here's a great place to look at the daily satellite photos of the Island and the ice forming - ASSUMING there is a clear day! I wouldn't make any travel plans based on these ph ...
  Topic: Island Aerial poster of BBI
flymom

Replies: 31
Views: 13965

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Thu Nov 27, 2008 1:18 pm   Subject: Island Aerial poster of BBI
Mike,
Are there any smaller sizes available? (Smaller than 24 x36) Not that I don't like the larger ones, but I'm thinking of doing a framed grouping of several island images & maps, and a smaller ...
  Topic: Memory Nights
flymom

Replies: 7
Views: 3326

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Sun Sep 28, 2008 1:14 pm   Subject: Memory Nights
That's terrific! Thanks for the update. Too many great island memories and island history will be lost when our seniors are no longer able to share them.
  Topic: Memory Nights
flymom

Replies: 7
Views: 3326

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Fri Sep 26, 2008 7:50 am   Subject: Memory Nights
I'm very interested in purchasing whatever is available - tapes from this year, last year or whenever. Any info anyone has would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
  Topic: Memory Nights
flymom

Replies: 7
Views: 3326

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Sun Sep 21, 2008 3:44 pm   Subject: Memory Nights
I understand that the Memory Nights were taped (not sure if that means video or audio). Are they available for purchase anywhere?
  Topic: Proposed Cheboygan Ferry Terminal
flymom

Replies: 48
Views: 16892

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Mon Sep 15, 2008 8:22 am   Subject: Proposed Cheboygan Ferry Terminal
"Isn't Plaunt the exception to island ferry services in the State of MI? That is, they are the only entirely privately owned ferry service in the state. Correct?"

All interesting discussion - but I ...
  Topic: OK, what's with the alleged State Police/FBI on BBI today?
flymom

Replies: 21
Views: 7604

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Wed Jun 11, 2008 6:49 pm   Subject: OK, what's with the alleged State Police/FBI on BBI today?
Can I assume that is in relation to the body that was found in Cheboygan County today/yesterday? I understand the law enforcement big guys paid a visit to BBI. Debate on the regional news tonight wa ...
  Topic: Wikipedia BBI Entry
flymom

Replies: 29
Views: 10001

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Tue Feb 12, 2008 6:01 am   Subject: Wikipedia BBI Entry
I'm not so sure I want the entire world to know more about BBI.
  Topic: Weather on ISLAND
flymom

Replies: 3
Views: 2317

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Sat Dec 29, 2007 9:51 am   Subject: Weather on ISLAND
Great panoramic picture, Mike! Very Happy Did you use a special software program with your digital pictures? Would love to know what it is. Thanks.
  Topic: GPS Enthusiasts: Ever tried geocaching?
flymom

Replies: 39
Views: 18935

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Sun Jun 17, 2007 8:17 am   Subject: GPS Enthusiasts: Ever tried geocaching?
Swampstalker - Sorry, I've been incommunicado for a while on this subject. i've had hand surgery and typing with my left hand is frustrating at best and mostly unreadable at worst! We've been to the ...
  Topic: GPS Enthusiasts: Ever tried geocaching?
flymom

Replies: 39
Views: 18935

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Thu Apr 05, 2007 6:03 pm   Subject: GPS Enthusiasts: Ever tried geocaching?
Mike - Have you taken a look at the "Benchmarks" link on the Geocaching website navigation bar? These are the US Geological Survey markers and there are several on the Island. This is also really co ...
  Topic: GPS Enthusiasts: Ever tried geocaching?
flymom

Replies: 39
Views: 18935

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Tue Apr 03, 2007 5:45 pm   Subject: GPS Enthusiasts: Ever tried geocaching?
GAME ON! It's time to start planning Island Geocaches!

(Scoll down to the beginning of this thread if you missed it for info in what a geocache is and the site to locate them!)

With all the GP ...
  Topic: the old light house
flymom

Replies: 38
Views: 26531

PostForum: Island History   Posted: Sat Feb 24, 2007 1:22 pm   Subject: the old light house
Still haven't located my other Olive Church reference, but take a look at this site. Terry Pepper is one of the foremost Great Lakes lighthouse officianados, and his site "Seeing the Light" is highly ...
  Topic: the old light house
flymom

Replies: 38
Views: 26531

PostForum: Island History   Posted: Sat Feb 24, 2007 12:52 pm   Subject: the old light house
Mike,
Thanks for your info - some of the National Archives stuff on lighthouses has moved to Bethesda MD - but it would still be fascinating to visit for a search.

If you're referring to the grav ...
  Topic: the old light house
flymom

Replies: 38
Views: 26531

PostForum: Island History   Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2007 8:39 pm   Subject: the old light house
Mike,
Thanks for sharing! Are the National Archives Lighthouse Service files searchable on line, or did you request microfilm/fische copies?
  Topic: GPS Enthusiasts: Ever tried geocaching?
flymom

Replies: 39
Views: 18935

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Sat Nov 04, 2006 8:46 am   Subject: GPS Enthusiasts: Ever tried geocaching?
Mike - Know right where it is, but couldn't get there when we were up a few weeks ago. The old truck decided to be contrary and didn't want to chance it! We were too lazy to consider the possibility ...
  Topic: GPS Enthusiasts: Ever tried geocaching?
flymom

Replies: 39
Views: 18935

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Wed Sep 20, 2006 4:48 am   Subject: GPS Enthusiasts: Ever tried geocaching?
Mike,
Couldn't find the cache on the website. I searched using BBI zip 49775 within 100 miles and couldn't find the registration. What is the cache registration number - usually something like GCXK ...
 
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