Nancy’s Corner

Pea Coats, Passion and Poetry

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I always wanted to be just like my older sisters! Three years older than me, Jeanette (Jet) was silly and energetic, kind and loving. She was incredibly popular at school, was on the kickline dance team, and was great at … Continue reading

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Guideposts

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Chris and Amanda got married on a beautiful beach in San Diego on November 5th. On the morning of the wedding, the bride and all the bridesmaids were getting ready on the 19th floor of the Hyatt. Jeff and I … Continue reading

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Reading With Zoey, The Therapy Dog

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Every third Saturday from 1-3 p.m. at the Falling Rock Cafe and Bookstore, you can find a gentle Great Dane named Zoey in the children’s book section. Children who have difficulties reading are often self-conscious when reading aloud in front … Continue reading

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We Have Reorganized & Reenergized

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All of our Michigan artists are now featured in our new Art Gallery space. Pottery, felted bowls, watercolors, folk art Santas, Upcycled Lake Superior Driftwood frames, Native American prints, and more!   The fiction books are also featured in a … Continue reading

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Falling Rock Seeks to Fill Some Very Big Shoes

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As many members of the community already know, Eli Kovar, our outstanding Manager for the last 2 ½ years, is leaving the Falling Rock for new opportunities in Marquette. As a result, The Falling Rock Café & Bookstore located in Munising, … Continue reading

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Hidden Treasures Inside Used Books

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The Treasures In 2003 we purchased two large collections of used books from bookstores that were going out of business. One was called Beulahland Books in Beulah, MI and the other was a collection Mr. Arnold Plonke and his wife … Continue reading

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The Many Names of a Manager

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Ambassador of good will and cheer! Johnny on the spot! The Energizer Bunny! These are names that customers, friends, and other employees have attached to our Café Manager Eli Kovar. A life long Yooper with family roots in Menominee, Eli … Continue reading

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Great Lakes Coffee Company

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Years ago when Jeff and I were traveling in Europe, I wanted to stop in at a little Catholic church we walked by. A lifelong Catholic, forever impacted by the rich liturgy and deep traditions, I commented that I could … Continue reading

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Bridges, Black Taxis, and Books

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We are in Northern Ireland enjoying the sights in a wonderful country. Pretty soon we will be back preparing to meet the tourists and passers-through, welcome back the seasonal residents, and share our new menu items with the locals. This … Continue reading

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