Vice Presidential Visits to Lake Maxinkuckee

Vice Presidential Visits to Lake Maxinkuckee

After publishing my last article about Portledge, more than one person commented about the Vice Presidential visit to that cottage in the early 1900s, so I felt it warranted a story.  No matter your politics, it’s a big deal to have the Vice President of the United...
Portledge – What a Lady!

Portledge – What a Lady!

I have lived in Plymouth for thirty-five years and experienced Culver on day trips, bringing my kids to the beach or eating at the various restaurants, but it’s different now that I’m working here.  I am so intrigued by the families who discovered the magic of the...
American Mink

American Mink

I recently had a conversation about a mink sighting along the shoreline.  Since this was not the first time the subject of a mink family living at the lake was brought up, and I know next to nothing about mink, I thought I should do some research. European Mink There...
What To Do With All Those Leaves!

What To Do With All Those Leaves!

Although some may not see the harm in blowing their leaves into the lake, since leaves are “natural,” it is the cumulative effect of everyone thinking this way that causes the damage. Leaves have nutrients similar to fertilizer.  They contain high levels of...