Tag Archives: Mackinaw Island
The last words I heard from my husband via cell phone: “We’re just trying to survive!” Time: 1:01 a.m. on Monday. After that, I waited. And waited. It would be the longest four hours of my life before I’d hear … Continue reading
11:30 pm FINISH Michigan Time, but Swiftsure waited around in bay for a spot to deliver their ‘touch and go’ paper. It was at least an hour later for that process. All three of our group—Steve, Henry and son, Nate … Continue reading
9:00 pm Steve called and they have 14 knots of wind and sailing 9 knots! They have an hour to the bridge and another hour to the finish mark. So….they should be in around 11 pm. PTL!! .
Swiftsure nearing Petoskey area running at 2.2 with 42 miles to go. Mary and I are now on the Island and enjoying our comfy room–ready to go get something to eat & check out the town. .
I started thinking about mothers and daughters this week since my daughter, Amanda, and I had the opportunity for time away. The two of us and a couple of other gals stayed on Mackinaw Island awaiting our guys to return … Continue reading