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Stir Young's Blog – December 2009 Archive (2)

Livin' out here on "The Leelanau". They paid their last respects to Harry today.

Today I attended the funeral service for Harry. He was one of the old boys. He was a link to times gone by, and he lived in Leelanau County...."The Leelanau" was not his home.

Harry was not an book educated guy. He left school at a very young age, and went to work. It was rumored that he couldn't read or write. He joined the US Navy during WWII, and put himself in harms way to save his ship. He never said much about it, but it took 41 years before he was awarded a medal for his… Continue

Added by Stir Young on December 28, 2009 at 1:13pm — 2 Comments

Livin' out here on "The Leelanau". An introduction

I live on Michigan's Leelanau Peninsula, which also comprises almost all of Leelanau County. Thus, I'm equally correct if I say "I live on the Leelanau Peninsula", or if I say "I live in Leelanau County".

Its a beautiful place to live...we're surrounded by Lake Michigan on three sides (well, two sides actually, as the peninsula is a triangle). We have forests, we have lots of inland lakes, and we have great tall hills with panoramic views. We have picturesque little towns, both… Continue

Added by Stir Young on December 20, 2009 at 4:07pm — 10 Comments



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