I came across this video posted two days ago on YouTube by a gentleman that lives in Mackinaw City. It gives you a good idea of how icy the Straits of Mackinac is becoming. He also posted some videos of the outhouse races last weekend during the Winterfest in Mackinaw City.
I was a Coast Guardsman assigned to the Mackinac Island Life Boat Station 1958-1960. The Station is now the Visitors Center. While living on the island for near 2 years, I met many wonderful Islanders, worked for the City, and rode saddle horses for…Continue