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2012-06-25 23:01:58

Sven Michael Davison´s historical fiction Novel: “Dreams Faith & Ammunition” was officially published on June 21, 2012. Three timelines, two central characters, and one rough ride. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 25, 2012 “If Bollywood made books, they might produce something like ℠Dreams, Faith & Ammunition.´ There´s even a bit of live performance singing in it.” Author Sven Michael Davison says with a smirk. The novel chronicles life on...

2010-11-22 09:27:00

CLARKSTON, Mich., Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Michigan Snowsports Industries Association (MSIA) has produced a card that allows the holder to ski at 29 different Michigan ski areas this winter for just $189. Called the MSIA White Gold Card, purchasers are entitled to ski one time at each of the participating ski areas during the 2010/2011 ski season. Also included is one free ski tune-up (edge sharpen and wax) valid at over 40 participating MSIA ski retailers. "The White Gold Card...

2010-11-15 10:28:00

CLARKSTON, Mich., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Michigan Snowsports Industries Association (MSIA) wants to give Michigan kids an opportunity to get out, have fun and get healthy this winter. This is why MSIA has established a statewide program, which provides every fourth grader in Michigan the opportunity to ski for free. Fourth graders can obtain a "Cold is Cool" Ski & Ride Passport that gives them up to three free lift tickets or trail passes at 20 participating ski areas. The...

2009-12-07 09:00:00

CLARKSTON, Mich., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Michigan Snowsports Industries Association (MSIA) wants to give Michigan kids an opportunity to get out, have fun and get healthy this winter and has established a statewide program, which provides every fourth grader in Michigan the opportunity to ski for free. Endorsed by Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm, fourth graders can obtain a "Cold is Cool" Ski & Ride Passport that gives them up to three free lift tickets or trail passes at 21...

2009-02-09 11:09:06

An archaeologist says it remains a mystery how a circle of stones initially arrived at the floor of Michigan's Grand Traverse Bay. Underwater archeologist Mark Holley said while he first discovered the underwater stones in 2007, no one has been able to prove whether the rocks were placed there by nature or by mankind, the Chicago Tribune reported Sunday. The first thing I said when I came out of the water was, 'Oh no, I wish we wouldn't have found this,' Holley said of his discovery. This is...

2009-01-05 09:57:00

CLARKSTON, Mich., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Ski areas across the state have teamed up with Michigan McDonald's restaurants to offer a popular and very affordable introduction to the sport of skiing and snowboarding, called Discover Michigan Skiing. The program, which has run every January for the past 15 years, includes a beginner lesson, ski or snowboard rental equipment and a beginner-area ski lift pass or cross-country trail pass. Twenty-four ski facilities are offering the package,...

2008-07-23 18:00:30

By Sheri McWhirter, The Record-Eagle, Traverse City, Mich. Jul. 23--CHARLEVOIX -- Boats, music and community events return to downtown Charlevoix this week for the 78th annual Venetian Festival. Sandra and Darrell Ashby, of Ontario, strolled through East Park on Tuesday morning and made plans to soak up festival activities before they splash their yacht back out into Lake Michigan this weekend. "Our boys are looking forward to the midway rides," Sandra Ashby said, while her husband is...


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snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.