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  Topic: Island Boys Just Want to Have Fun! B.S. Starts Here..
shelby

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PostForum: Island History   Posted: Thu Nov 18, 2010 6:56 pm   Subject: Seeking a good weather web site
Someone is looking for a good weather web site. I've been using (weatherunderground.com) for years. Try it. Their daily reading is from Cheboygan

Shelby
  Topic: Bois Blanc: International Hot Spot
shelby

Replies: 4
Views: 3764

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Wed Sep 22, 2010 9:36 am   Subject: Bois Blanc: International Hot Spot
Mike, The internet is fantastic! Our only real promotion is our web site. www.inselhausbandb.com

Shelby
  Topic: Bois Blanc: International Hot Spot
shelby

Replies: 4
Views: 3764

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Sat Sep 04, 2010 12:07 pm   Subject: Bois Blanc: International Hot Spot
Bois Blanc Island, International Hot Spot

This week Insel Haus has welcomed guests from Germany, Brazil, South Korea, India, Vietnam and Cheboygan. Two young men from Southeastern Michigan are in ...
  Topic: Inspirational at 105!
shelby

Replies: 3
Views: 2372

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Wed Jan 20, 2010 8:49 am   Subject: Inspirational at 105!
To Al's Sister,

Turn a step or two? I would if I could, but our house is too small!
  Topic: Inspirational at 105!
shelby

Replies: 3
Views: 2372

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Tue Jan 19, 2010 8:20 am   Subject: Inspirational at 105!
Google "Doris Eaton Travis" for the inspirational story of the last "Ziegfeld girl". Still dancing at 105!!! Here is my email to this amazing woman. "Doris, You are my inspira ...
  Topic: Cynthia Butcher
shelby

Replies: 3
Views: 2403

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Thu Dec 03, 2009 9:52 am   Subject: Cynthia Butcher
Cynthia visited our island, Bois Blanc, one day each week of the year to conduct a clinic. She would be accompanied by her nurse. Everyone on Bois Blanc attended the party held for her when she depart ...
  Topic: Cynthia Butcher
shelby

Replies: 3
Views: 2403

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Thu Nov 26, 2009 6:53 pm   Subject: Cynthia Butcher
Where is Cynthia Butcher? The wonderful nurse practitioner who used to mend our nicks and scratches at the weekly clinic on BBI. We want to wish Cynthia a beautiful Thanksgiving! Wherever she is we wi ...
  Topic: Weather on Boblo
shelby

Replies: 6
Views: 5649

PostForum: BBI TOWN HALL   Posted: Thu Nov 05, 2009 5:02 pm   Subject: Weather on the island
The island is not deserted. And the weather is great. Winds today about ten miles an hour, several brief moments of light snow, but who cares? We are among the lucky ones, We spend the winter here. It ...
  Topic: World War II
shelby

Replies: 0
Views: 3015

PostForum: BBI TOWN HALL   Posted: Sun Nov 01, 2009 9:13 am   Subject: World War II
From Fort Hood, Texas to Tokyo Rose. That was my journey. The only radio GI's could listen to in the pacific theater during WWII was Armed Forces Radio. WVTR, Tokyo was the key station of the 18 in th ...
  Topic: Thinking of girls weekend..
shelby

Replies: 2
Views: 3002

PostForum: Introductions, Meet Your Fellow Islanders   Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2009 8:56 am   Subject: Thinking of girls weekend
Check out our web site. We have rooms available for five ladies October 17 & 18. www.inselhausbandb.com Call us at 888-634-7393. Ask for Christa or Shelby.

Yes, the Tavern is open.
  Topic: talk with someone who lives yr. round
shelby

Replies: 3
Views: 2661

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Thu Sep 24, 2009 9:25 am   Subject: talk with someone who lives yr. round
Please come! Several years ago the number of year round residents would number in the forties. Last year it was getting very crowded. We had sixty residents last winter! But, we do have room for more. ...
  Topic: Boathouse Motel? of other places to stay?
shelby

Replies: 11
Views: 9795

PostForum: Introductions, Meet Your Fellow Islanders   Posted: Wed Sep 23, 2009 6:58 am   Subject: Boathouse Motel? of other places to stay?
If you haven't toured or stayed at Insel Haus you are missing a great experience. This B&B is one mile east of the dock.

Shelby
  Topic: hello - with questions
shelby

Replies: 4
Views: 3490

PostForum: Introductions, Meet Your Fellow Islanders   Posted: Thu Jun 26, 2008 8:06 pm   Subject: Place to stay...........
Insel Haus is the only B&B on the island. All of the rooms can be seen on our web site: www.inselhausbandb.com
Drop in when you are on the island and take a tour of Insel Haus. Your welome to walk in ...
  Topic: canoe rental
shelby

Replies: 3
Views: 2070

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Fri Apr 11, 2008 1:39 pm   Subject: canoe rental
Anyone interested in renting two canoes this summer please contact Shelby at 634-7393.
  Topic: Kayakalakeaday
shelby

Replies: 18
Views: 9891

PostForum: Island Events   Posted: Sat Mar 29, 2008 9:24 am   Subject: Room Rentals
John, Insel Haus accommodates 20. As of this date, 3-29-08, 1 room is booked 4-24, the entire house is booked 3-4-25, 26, 27 and 1 room booked 4-28-08. For this special event our rates will be reduced ...
  Topic: Mayme Gibbons
shelby

Replies: 17
Views: 6211

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Mon Feb 11, 2008 10:23 pm   Subject: Mayme Gibbons
Kevin, Our deepest sympathy.

Christa and Shelby
  Topic: Who was the first store owner?
shelby

Replies: 51
Views: 20479

PostForum: Island History   Posted: Tue Feb 05, 2008 7:27 pm   Subject: Who was the first store owner?
Kevin, You are absolutely correct. Jannie Hart is a Briggs and she is Susan Fishers sister. I had no idea she spent summers on Mackimac. I believe her home is in the Chicago area. She and Phil made a ...
  Topic: Who was the first store owner?
shelby

Replies: 51
Views: 20479

PostForum: Island History   Posted: Mon Feb 04, 2008 7:27 pm   Subject: Senator Phil Hart
Senator Philip Hart's wife. Janie, was a member of the Fisher family. Phil, a democrat, was considered the conscience of the senate. He was so admired by his peers they named the new senate office bui ...
  Topic: Cosmic crossroads
shelby

Replies: 7
Views: 3324

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Fri Sep 14, 2007 8:58 pm   Subject: Cosmic crossroads
My high school boys counselor and I developed a great relationship. When I returned from WWII he had become the Dean of Audio-Visual Education at Wayne State Univrsity. We formed a corporation produci ...
  Topic: "Miracle of Fatima: Retreat
shelby

Replies: 2
Views: 4090

PostForum: Island Events   Posted: Wed Jun 06, 2007 10:29 am   Subject: "Miracle of Fatima: Retreat
October 2007, marks the 90th anniversary of the Catholic Miracle of Fatima. It is sometimes referred to as "The Miracle of the Sun" and its three secrets. We have scheduled three weekends at our Bois ...
  Topic: Newbie Looking for property to buy
shelby

Replies: 5
Views: 4543

PostForum: Introductions, Meet Your Fellow Islanders   Posted: Tue Jun 06, 2006 10:09 pm   Subject: Property for Sale
We have two parcels available on Lake Thompson. One is on a peninsula so your home would have water on three sides. We also have five lots on Lake Huron about a mile and a quarter East of the dock.
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  Topic: I have a kind of strange question....?
shelby

Replies: 12
Views: 6504

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Wed May 10, 2006 12:02 pm   Subject: I have a kind of strange question....?
Christa and I have the only Bed and Breakfast on the island. We have an African American son-in-law. I have two Korean grandchildren. Josh, my grandson, married a Eurasian whose mother was Chinese and ...
  Topic: Michigan's Best
shelby

Replies: 8
Views: 3269

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Tue May 09, 2006 9:51 pm   Subject: Michigan's Best
Detroit News Reveals Michigan's Best Bed & Breakfast


The Detroit News conducted a poll of 600,000 daily readers to determine Michigan's "Best Bed and Breakfast" for 2006. More than 25,000 reader ...
  Topic: Hawks Landing
shelby

Replies: 19
Views: 10365

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Sat Apr 22, 2006 6:14 pm   Subject: Hawks Landing
West End Piper, It WAS windy this past winter. We lost a thirty-five foot tree we enjoyed for many years. I would guess it was about eight feet tall when we first saw it in 1976. BUT, winter on Bois B ...
  Topic: Knitters at Insel Haus
shelby

Replies: 5
Views: 4092

PostForum: Island Events   Posted: Sat Apr 22, 2006 5:23 pm   Subject: Knitters at Insel Haus
Christa asks knitters to come and bring their own projects. Insel Haus provides the venue, the place, the space for like minded knitters to feel welcome, comfortable. Knitters can share their knowledg ...
 
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