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Trip Reports

Manistee Rainbow Jim's to M-131 park

 | Published on 7/16/2015
John Mesch was the Sultan for this trip, which included his wife Shirley, plus Jackie with Bella, Linda P, Marlene, and Tracie. Beautiful Northern Michigan weather throughout the trip was most welcome. John & Shirley pointed out birds we saw and named some we didn't just by hearing their songs. Of particular note was a pair of broad winged hawks. A nice lunch stop was selected by Marlene where we all enjoyed chatting along with the al fresco dining. Marv was on duty once again as a shuttle driver, extraordinary in his timing. We (the drivers) all enjoyed the ride in his new truck, which is much more stealthy than the old one.