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WFXD Announces The U.P.’s Home Town Festival Skandia Days July 16

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Skandia – July 16, 2011 – WFXD sponsors Skandia Days July 16. Decades upon decades families have gone out each July to watch or walk the parade, play in the bouncy house, play baseball, and participate in Field Games.  This year, Border Town will be the featured entertainment from 4 till 8pm. Longtime participant, a […]

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The beauty of Marquette and Upper Michigan

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Cold Rain, meet Warm Pavement following Monday Evening’s Downpour in Marquette. The Rain led to some really cool photo opportunities.  Have a great weekend, and stay dry!!

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Rush is on Tour with Moving Pictures and some Great Drums

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David Lettermen said Rush is on tour again with a new release of a the cd album “Moving Pictures”. Rush’s drummer was featured on Letterman. I was so impressed with his drum set, I took 3 pictures of the tv screen. I have never seen drums like this before. In the pics below, drummer Neal […]

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Recording A Homegrown Record In The U.P.-Shredding Guitars In Houghton

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In this week’s post, we get to the next step, which is guitars…and has a ton more pictures! After the drums were put down, we waited a few weeks until I got a few days off on a weekend and I came back up to Houghton for the guitars and some bass to be put […]

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An Upper Peninsula Sunrise is Worth Rolling Out of Bed Extra Early

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Negaunee – June 8 2011 – Negaunee Township sunrises are spectacular. It’s 6:30am and 73 outside with a heavy atmosphere. The skies seem just dull and thick with a blanket of grey, and this gorgeous image emerges. As the sun climbed higher an orange trail shot out almost inviting me to walk that bridge to […]

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Marquette County Golf Courses in Great Shape entering 2011 Summer Season

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Marquette, MI. – Spring 2011 was just plain ugly; but Upper Peninsula golfers will be reaping the benefits of a chilly and soggy spring as Marquette County golf courses are in the best shape we’ve seen in years.  Cool night and ample rain have led to a perfect early summer season. MARQUETTE GOLF CLUB – […]

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Recording A Homegrown Record In The U.P.-Drumming In Houghton

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The first thing to any album, was discussion with the band (in this case, my friend Matt.)  What’s to discuss?  The general sound of the album and mainly how we were going to actually go about recording. The first thing we needed were, obviously, drums. Luckily things fell easily on the planning end and on […]

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Reducing Stress at Work or Home. Some days just SUCK!

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Marquette, Michigan – Some days just SUCK!! Tight deadlines at work, kids at home not acting their age and ignoring their classwork; co-workers bringing you in on their issues while you’re dealing with your own….SUCKS!  Here are some quick tips on how to blow-off the steam while not blowing your top. -WALK AWAY!  Just remove yourself from […]

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Tips how to Feel Full and Eat Less when Feeling Fat. Lose Weight Now!

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– Marquette, MI.  By:  Mark Evans Feel fat?  Many people in the Upper Peninsula do.    Here are five simple tips on how you can feel like you’re eating enough, stay healthy; but still get started on the weight loss most people are striving for. – Drink water when you feel hungry.  More often then not, hunger […]

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Upper Peninsula Chickens Short Out 100 Watt Incandescent Bulbs

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I smile watching Chickens.  It is hilarious as they move around the pen as they sneak outside and chase the closest bug. I love those fresh brown eggs they lay and reluctantly surrender everyday to my probing hand under them.1  Fried, the robust yellow yokes taste twice as good as grocery store’s white eggs. One […]

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