NYC Trip

I went with the White Pine Press staff to a journalism conference in New York City last week. Traveling there was less-than-fun, as a nor’easter hit the day we flew out. We ended up delayed for about 12 hours, and eventually re-routed through another airport. Everything else went smoothly after that ordeal, and we had a nice time checking out the city the few days we spent there. Our hotel was in Times Square, so it was a great location for bopping around between and after panels.

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Photography: Mackinac Island

Yesterday I posted a handful of flower photos I took outside our hotel on Mackinac Island, as well as brief history of the place. We only had one full day to spend on the island, so we decided to take a carriage tour to maximize what we could see. Hopefully we’ll go back soon and check out inside the Grand Hotel and Fort Mackinac.

The first photo below is of Arch Rock. Our tour guide explained that, despite efforts to reinforce it, the rock is expected to fall apart in the next 30 years. The final two images are of the Round Island Lighthouse and the Grand Hotel.

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