Birding Around the Walloon Lake Area

By Doug Fuller, Harbor Springs Birding is one of the most popular hobbies in the U.S and even worldwide. Birds are everywhere and almost everyone takes note of a pretty…

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April 17 Named “Ernest Hemingway Day” in Michigan

Eleven years after the death of Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winning author Ernest Hemingway, a collection of sketches known as The Nick Adams Stories was released by Charles Scribner’s & Sons.…

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Ladies of the Lakes

Have you noticed that many boats are given female names? Why is that? It is believed that in ancient times, vessels were dedicated to goddesses who were thought to protect…

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Winter in Walloon

Most people think of Walloon Lake as a summer-only destination. And yes, the majestic blue waters here are a boating paradise…but this northern Michigan community is also breathtaking covered in…

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