On May 2nd, Ann Pachett (author of Bel Canto and others) wrote an article for the NYT on Petoskey and Julie Norcross. As you all know, the Petoskey/Bay View area is my summer home and holds onto my heart almost as much as B and Spencer do. And, Julie, wonderful, wonderful Julie, was my boss for many years as I worked at her amazing bookstore each summer in the evenings and on the weekends. She is one of the nicest, kindest, smartest, and most loving people I have ever met, and her love for the area just radiates whenever you talk with her.
I would encourage you all to read this lovely article and then start planning a trip to experience my favorite part of the world :)
New York Times article on Petoskey and McLean and Eakin
Make sure to check out the pictures on the top of the article. You'll see a few Bay View Cottages as well as the front of the bookstore. Ahhhh, heaven!
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