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Business AND Pleasure in the U.P.

I could never say that a visit to Michigan’s beautiful Upper Peninsula was all business and no pleasure! However, I can say that I was on a mission during this last visit, and sure enough, I managed to visit with

Posted in A&M Muffin Project, Books, Lighthouses, M.C. Tillson, Michigan, Muffin Project, Third grade, Uncategorized, Upper Peninsula

Hello, Third Graders!

What’s better than a school full of third-graders who like to read mysteries? Five schools of mystery-reading third-graders! What a terrific time I had meeting the students, teachers, and administrators at Belville, Bolivia, Jessie Mae Monroe, Lincoln, and Southport Elementary

Posted in Bald Head Island, Books, Lighthouses, M.C. Tillson, North Carolina, Third grade, Travels

“Can I take it home?”

“Can I put my name in it?” “Is it mine to keep?” It’s not a scientific survey by any means, but with these and some of the other questions I got while handing out copies of The Clue at Copper

Posted in A&M Muffin Project, Books, Flint, Lighthouses, M.C. Tillson, Michigan, Third grade, Travels, Uncategorized, Upper Peninsula

Up and Coming

So much has been going on that I’ve neglected my blog (and my readers) shamelessly. Well, that ends today…and we’ll hope that I can do better in the future. But, for right now, let me bring you up to date:

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Is this cool, or what?

Or maybe I should say, “Isn’t this COLD!” Here are two winter-time pictures of the Copper Harbor Lighthouse. In the first picture, you can see Lake Superior in the background. Now take a look at this second picture. Doesn’t the

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Mystery Solved!

The Secret on Bald Head Island is the last of the North Carolina Lighthouse Adventures trilogy, bringing to a close the mystery that’s been on my mind for more than four years.  It all started on an annual family beach

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Talk Like a Pirate?

I tell you…it’s hard to keep up with these official days. First, there was National Lighthouse Day which I missed (!) and now International Talk Like a Pirate Day is coming up on Saturday, September 19. Stede Bonnet would never

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