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DEBBIE_E's Photo DEBBIE_E Posts: 673
12/31/08 1:36 P

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Hi Everyone! I'm new to the U.P. My husband and I just moved to Gladstone in June when he started a new job in Escanaba. Originally for Mt. Morris, north of Flint. I loved my first summer and fall up here.
Happy New Year!

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PUNKINPIE46 Posts: 10
12/31/08 2:06 A

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just want to wish everyone a happy new year.........

sandy

PUNKINPIE46 Posts: 10
12/31/08 2:05 A

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hi,
another newbie here from dickinson county.....
been a member for some time but just now realy getting into being involved some......i just saw where to click to get a point for reading the e-mail.....working this by myself and am just starting to figure the sight out...still have alot to learn..
sandy

MJOLNER Posts: 1
12/31/08 1:56 A

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hi, newbie here from iron county trying to figure this site out. i really wanted to chart and journal my progress. im having a hard time figuring out the nutrition because i make everything from scratch and takes time to chart the nutrition,is there an easier way without buying prepackaged. exercise is easier to chart. well i think i can discipline myself on the foods but i like a cocktail thats where my true discipline will be focused.
HAPPY NEW YEAR ALL AND GOOD LUCK IN YOUR GOALS
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12/25/08 9:17 P

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Merry Christmas to all. We can be grateful for a Christmas that wasn't 0 degrees. No blizzard or 40mph winds. Could have been just a teeny weeny warmer but hey, its the UP right? I'm in the Ishpeming area, it was sunny which was a plus. I'm not an outdoorsy person but I should be, at least in the winter anyway. I usually leave the house for work, the store and once in a while on a warmer day, I go see my horse. Snowshoeing, skiing ... sound like fun. My friend tore all the ligaments in her knee skiing and she was off work for 3.5 months. I can't risk that. If the weather was more like today, I think I'd be more likely to venture out. Well anyway, Merry Christmas.

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PATROSH Posts: 2
12/25/08 5:08 P

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Merry Christmas

How great to find all the Michiganders & Yoopers on this site. I'm from the Negaunee / Marquette area.
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PUNKINPIE46 Posts: 10
12/24/08 2:56 P

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To All,
Avery Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!!
Sandy

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12/24/08 9:07 A

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hello,
just a troll here but we snowshoed along the water in copper harbour that was really cool and we found the bars in the area had really cheap shot prices also. emoticon
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DSMBURTON Posts: 3,394
12/24/08 1:45 A

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A yooper by birth. I live in Hancock

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12/24/08 12:07 A

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Sault Sainte Marie chiming in!

Courage, it would seem, is nothing less than the power to overcome
danger, misfortune, fear, injustice, while continuing to affirm inwardly
that life with all its sorrows is good; that everything is meaningful
even if in a sense beyond our understanding; and that there is always
tomorrow.
-Dorothy Thompson


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CILLALILLY's Photo CILLALILLY Posts: 104,112
12/23/08 11:39 P

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hi, Brimley area here! :) (west of the Soo) emoticon emoticon emoticon

Romans 10:9-10 ... if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved...
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PADDYCAKE3 Posts: 274
12/23/08 8:18 P

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Christmas greetings from Marquette. . .
There are at least two sparks people here. As for where to snowshoe in Marquette, try the Fit Strip at Park Cemetery, the bike paths or the road/trails around Presque Isle park. I've been in the UP for about 33 years. The trick to surviving winter is good quality warm jackets, pants and boots. It also helps to have an indoor hobby, and to go somewhere without snow for a week or two in Feb. or March!

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12/21/08 1:46 P

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Snowshoeing rocks! I don't really know the best places to do in Marquette though. I just moved here about 8 months ago from a different part of the UP so I still need to explore the area.

Ice skating is also noteworthy. And I love the outdoor rink here!

I'm just a person trapped inside a woman's body. ~Elaine Boosler


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THATKINDA's Photo THATKINDA Posts: 1,206
12/21/08 11:18 A

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I'm in the Marquette area...just inland enough to bear the brunt of the infamous "lake effect snow". I do like winter...to an extent. I like to snowshoe but I'm not real wild about snowblowing. Of course, this is December...ask me how much I like winter in February/March and I'll likely have a very different answer. :)


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PUNKINPIE46 Posts: 10
12/21/08 10:14 A

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hello yoopers!!
kingsford, mi here...any one from my town or area?
i just don't like the snow but i will handle it instead of all the nasty weather they have in the other areas of the country!!..........but the cold and snow just last to long........i do not get out much in the winter because of the weather....love when the sun shines and that is rare in the winter.........to much darkness...........!!

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12/21/08 9:35 A

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Hi All, I don't know what part of the Upper Peninsula you are from but I live in Escanaba, Mi!! And I too HATE the cold weather we are having! emoticon

The Road is my Church.
Sweat is my Prayer.
Running is my Religion.
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my therapist is the pavement
my drug is endorphins
my foe is the next hill...I am a runner!

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HINASU's Photo HINASU Posts: 88
12/20/08 7:34 P

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I'm a yooper, well not admittingly emoticon I am marrried to one though. Therefore, I am stuck here. Yooper men never leave, without coming back anyway. I HATE COLD AND SNOW.

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12/20/08 3:07 P

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Hey Sienna. Nice to see a fellow Yooper here. :)


"Don't allow others' expectations to define you."

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12/20/08 12:41 P

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Hello, I am Sienna from way up north!

I'm just a person trapped inside a woman's body. ~Elaine Boosler


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