Monthly Archives: December 2011

On New Year’s Eve, the Cherry Drops at Midnight!

A Scene from Last Year’s Cherry-T Ball Drop By MIKE NORTON I hope your weekend was a wonderful one. I know ours was — Christmas Eve mass down the road at St. Joseph’s and a sweet, quiet day together at … Continue reading

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Winter is Downhill Ski Season in Traverse City

Skiing Schuss Mountain at Shanty Creek By MIKE NORTON For a while, I didn’t think I was going to see snow this month. But there I was, kayaking out in the middle of East Bay on Saturday afternoon when things … Continue reading

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Walking in a (Snowless) Winter Wonderland

A Hazy December Day at the Clinch Park Marina By MIKE NORTON It was a beautiful weekend here in Traverse City. Too windy for kayaking, but with enough sunshine to warm the soul and make for some really fine walks … Continue reading

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Some Christmas Gleams from the Past in Traverse City

The Wellington Inn, all decked out for Christmas By MIKE NORTON In the hectic world of pre-Christmas shopping, this is what they call the home stretch. Who cares if the big-box stores start trotting out their holiday decorations as soon … Continue reading

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