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Author of a fun loving and event blog covering topics of the Upper Thumb of Michigan , the wind energy capital of the Great Lakes. Offering great trove of information on Wind Energy, Cheeseburger in Caseville, Saginaw Bay, Sailing,

A Day for the Walleye

I’ve learned that opportunity presents itself at sometimes the most unexpected times. Today we were out on the Saginaw Bay going after the famous and tasty Walleye. Thanks to Captain Ron for a great day.


At the Upper Thumb Beach on the 4th

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The weather was hot and the local beaches were packed in northern Huron County. We took a quick stroll at Phillip Park and found a great late afternoon crowd trying to cool down.

Where are the Fireflies?

As I was decompressing on the back deck I saw the glow of a firefly down in the grass faintly blinking. Is anyone else seeing our mid-summer wonder in force? As a kid in Waterford Michigan near the Drayton Plains Nature Center the little critters  would be welcomed each summer glowing away in mass. With climate change is this now a thing of the past? I hope not.

Home Wind Turbines in the Thumb

There is high potential that the upper thumb will start seeing more users of small scale virtual wind turbines in use for farms, homes and cottages. In Canada, neighbors are upset with planned wind turbine for a new home.

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