U.S. Coast Guard brings Jayhawk rescue helicopter to Beaver Island

USCG addresses campers

It seemed like the entire community was out at the Municipal Airport yesterday afternoon. Sue Oole, the Director of MAD (music-art-drama) Camp arranged for the Traverse City Coast Guard to bring their new Sikorsky MH-60T Jayhawk for a visit so the youngsters could tour the aircraft. It worked right into this year’s MAD Camp theme, […] Read more »

A beautiful spring on Beaver Island!

Springtime lilacs on Beaver Island.

June is indeed, bustin’ out all over! I’d like to personally send out a “Thank you,” “God bless ya,” and a “Well done!” to good old Mother Nature. This spring, although a tad late in warming up, has been one of the loveliest I’ve seen in nearly 20 years on Beaver Island. Early May brought […] Read more »

The perfect gift (and dinner) for Father’s Day

air fryer cornish hen

The grilling season is here and it’s high time. I’m getting a little tried of the winter/spring menu items I put on the table each night like pot roast and pork chops. Suddenly there’s an entire host of tasty dinners that hubby can do on the grill, with minimum effort on my part! Is there […] Read more »