Fast Forward, October 1997

Our family returned to Michigan in June 1997, settled into our home in Boyne City, Michigan, and proceeded to reopen the Yogurt Shoppe for the summer season to generate some income. School placement, long-term employment and relocation were all being considered as we...

Goodbye to Boyne

Betsy’s “goodbye” to Boyne as published in The Citizen, September 1996 Acorns scattered on the ground and cool, misty Northern Michigan air welcomed me to fall one recent morning while I hiked at Avalanche Preserve. I knew that soon squirrels and other creatures would...

You Got to Dream Big

Who has never dreamed of an extended journey with family, friends, or someone they love? Stepping out of the routine, taking off for a month or two, or nine, exploring a state or a country, hiking a major trail, canoeing or sailing a waterway — these kinds of...