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  Topic: Looking for Judy Munro
j. munro-duncan

Replies: 4
Views: 1861

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Fri Jan 30, 2009 4:09 am   Subject: Looking for Judy Munro
Clover--I've got it. I'll PM you tomorrow after school. I'm off to bed at the moment and it's not at my fingertips.
  Topic: Island Weather
j. munro-duncan

Replies: 11
Views: 4668

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Wed Nov 19, 2008 12:47 am   Subject: Island Weather
theislandhouse.com has a great webcam that I check in on throughout the winter for a view of the Mackinac Island harbor (as seen from the roof of The Island House, of course). It usually will show wh ...
  Topic: Republican Train Wreck
j. munro-duncan

Replies: 288
Views: 55509

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Fri Oct 17, 2008 9:27 am   Subject: Republican Train Wreck
fyi:

Muslim - an adherent of Islam
muslin - a plain-woven sheer to coarse cotton fabric
  Topic: Roads
j. munro-duncan

Replies: 28
Views: 15938

PostForum: BBI TOWN HALL   Posted: Sat Sep 27, 2008 11:43 am   Subject: Roads
blue 72, I feel exactly the same way you do and have felt that I'm the only one! I've spent summers on the island for most of my life and one of the things I love is the mystique and interest that bu ...
  Topic: Lights on the Bridge
j. munro-duncan

Replies: 29
Views: 7501

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Tue Jun 17, 2008 2:04 am   Subject: Lights on the Bridge
Check out the Bridge Authority's announcement at:

http://www.mackinacbridge.org/index.php?action=news
  Topic: Lights on the Bridge
j. munro-duncan

Replies: 29
Views: 7501

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Tue Jun 17, 2008 1:55 am   Subject: Lights on the Bridge
John and Susie, I tend to agree with you on many, many points...however--

I am admittedly bummed to hear that the lights will go out at 1am! Probably because I am one of those very late night dork ...
  Topic: Kayakalakeaday
j. munro-duncan

Replies: 18
Views: 8964

PostForum: Island Events   Posted: Tue Apr 29, 2008 12:29 am   Subject: Kayakalakeaday
I'm bummed we were unable to make the trip for the 2nd Annual Kayakalakeaday "event". We have even just recently, expanded our fleet of kayaks and are so excited to get them in the water. We can now ...
  Topic: When does the Ferry usually start up??????
j. munro-duncan

Replies: 20
Views: 6446

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Wed Apr 16, 2008 9:46 am   Subject: When does the Ferry usually start up??????
Thanks, Mike! Oh, how I wish I were on one of those boats!! Wahhhhhh! Will you and Lani be sportin' your loin cloths as you did last year?
  Topic: Ice Conditions 2008
j. munro-duncan

Replies: 153
Views: 43683

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Sat Apr 05, 2008 12:59 pm   Subject: Ice Conditions 2008
Thanks soooo much Mike, for the updates! I live for 'em! I'm gettin' excited and will definitely call Curt around the 14th like you said, but would to know if anyone hears of a trip before the end o ...
  Topic: Spring 2008
j. munro-duncan

Replies: 8
Views: 2662

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Fri Apr 04, 2008 5:39 pm   Subject: Spring 2008
There's open water in the harbor and green grass showin' on the Mackinac Island webcam!! I know that it is on the other side of Round, but it's not too far from the West End!!! I like it!
  Topic: Ice Conditions 2008
j. munro-duncan

Replies: 153
Views: 43683

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Thu Apr 03, 2008 2:24 am   Subject: Ice Conditions 2008
A cousin in the U.P. says they got quite a hefty dumping of snow yesterday on April Fool's Day. How 'bout the island? Is it still pretty thickly blanketed in the cold white stuff? Ours downstate fi ...
  Topic: recognized the North Star Ferry!
j. munro-duncan

Replies: 6
Views: 2420

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Wed Mar 05, 2008 12:17 pm   Subject: recognized the North Star Ferry!
Kevin, it was most likely my Aunt Phyllis who was up there with me. My mom and dad did come to the island when I was a kid, but it wasn't very often. It was my Aunt Phyllis and Uncle Gayle, Aunt Pen ...
  Topic: recognized the North Star Ferry!
j. munro-duncan

Replies: 6
Views: 2420

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Wed Mar 05, 2008 1:36 am   Subject: recognized the North Star Ferry!
We were at the "Cottage and Lake Living" show at the Rock Financial Showplace Center this past Saturday. At one of the booths, I see this brochure offering Dinner Cruises to an island near the thumb ...
  Topic: Who was the first store owner?
j. munro-duncan

Replies: 51
Views: 18329

PostForum: Island History   Posted: Fri Jan 25, 2008 11:06 pm   Subject: Who was the first store owner?
I remember going with my Aunt Phyllis (Brown) to the "post office", which was on the front porch of what is now a big yellow-vinyl sided house in the Pines. Not sure if that is the same post office t ...
  Topic: What Business Does that Annoys Us
j. munro-duncan

Replies: 22
Views: 6577

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Sat Jan 19, 2008 12:34 pm   Subject: What Business Does that Annoys Us
Conis! How funny you should bring up cell phone usage in public. Just last night, Jeff was on the bubble (it was his turn) to take our 3 girls to dance class. (from 5:15 - 8pm) I got to stay home a ...
  Topic: What Business Does that Annoys Us
j. munro-duncan

Replies: 22
Views: 6577

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Fri Jan 18, 2008 11:57 am   Subject: What Business Does that Annoys Us
How 'bout actually speaking to a LIVE HUMAN customer service representative???? A few minutes ago, I was just trying to sort out a duplicate magazine subscription I received for Christmas from both m ...
  Topic: The Great Debates.. Politics, Candidates and Election 2008
j. munro-duncan

Replies: 202
Views: 42142

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Wed Jan 16, 2008 4:24 pm   Subject: The Great Debates.. Politics, Candidates and Election 2008
John--Even after almost 17 years, I still love lookin' at Piper's handsome mug. Wink (and no, I don't wear glasses!)
  Topic: New photos added to the album!
j. munro-duncan

Replies: 5
Views: 5030

PostForum: Conservation Corner   Posted: Tue Oct 30, 2007 12:01 am   Subject: New photos added to the album!
Now that I have finally gotten the hang of this uploading photo deal, I've posted a bunch of shots from this summer in the regular album. I hope I've not upset anyone if I got your face in the pictur ...
  Topic: Getting Close!
j. munro-duncan

Replies: 15
Views: 6755

PostForum: Photo Comments   Posted: Sun Oct 28, 2007 2:29 am   Subject: Getting Close!
Yay! Thanks Lisa and Mike! I gave it another go and found that it finally worked only when I changed the size down to 600 x 450. Even though it says that it allows 1250, I tried 1200 x 900, but th ...
  Topic: Getting Close!
j. munro-duncan

Replies: 15
Views: 6755

PostForum: Photo Comments   Posted: Fri Oct 26, 2007 10:55 pm   Subject: Getting Close!
Susie!!!

ARRRGGHHH! Funny you should post this topic because I was just on the website last night 'til the wee hours of the morning trying to figure out how to post several photos I took while on ...
  Topic: Plane Down
j. munro-duncan

Replies: 41
Views: 27271

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Tue Aug 28, 2007 11:14 pm   Subject: Plane Down
Two gentlemen from Civil Air Patrol came to our cottage on Sunday asking me if we had heard anything between 11am and 1pm on Friday. I told him that we hadn't heard anything; we stayed inside most o ...
  Topic: Island Jam '07 summer concert series ;-)
j. munro-duncan

Replies: 13
Views: 8729

PostForum: Island Events   Posted: Tue Aug 28, 2007 10:57 pm   Subject: Island Jam '07 summer concert series ;-)
This is the first opportunity I've had to check in on the site all summer. I don't want to brag, (really!) but I just came home yesterday after being on the island for over 8 weeks! Now it's time to ...
  Topic: BBI featured in Traverse Magazine
j. munro-duncan

Replies: 7
Views: 3381

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Tue Jun 05, 2007 11:56 pm   Subject: BBI featured in Traverse Magazine
Yesterday, as I was at the counter purchasing my "Tall Ship Blackberry-Peach Crumb Cobbler" Pie at the Grand Traverse Pie Company Bakery/Cafe' here in Sterling Heights, of all places, I thumbed throug ...
  Topic: Memorial Day
j. munro-duncan

Replies: 8
Views: 5791

PostForum: Island Events   Posted: Tue May 29, 2007 11:29 pm   Subject: Memorial Day
I took a few digitals, but I'll have to see about getting them from my camera and onto this website! I'll try to figure it out!

It was a very nice ceremony, indeed.
  Topic: BBI Bugs
j. munro-duncan

Replies: 57
Views: 40447

PostForum: Conservation Corner   Posted: Mon May 21, 2007 9:07 am   Subject: BBI Bugs
Mike, I have never heard OF midges but I have HEARD midges! I heard them last summer and assumed they were swarms of black flies, just like you said. I was actually in the cottage with all the wind ...
 
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