These are the apple days of September when we find Johnny Appleseed has left his footprints all along the roads of Northern Michigan. The apple crop is ripe, with the early birds like the Transparent and the Dutch already deer fodder. Before those breeds fell to the ground in late August, I found, picked and made crisp from their distant relatives. Picked just before ripe, they are deliciously tart and make scrumptious crisps and pies, not bad in my oatmeal, either. Continue reading
This year the Michigan Lighthouse Festival was held in Paradise, Michigan, and living not to distant from Hale, Michigan, this trip was dubbed the Hale to Paradise trip. Paradise is about fifteen miles short of the shores of Lake Superior, where we were scheduled to have a vendor space at the Community Center for the Festival.
Like a Big Ship I have been from one side of the country to the other this summer. I have spent little time looking at a computer screen, instead I have been restarting old ventures and getting our books into brick and mortars. It is hard work and requires a lot of travel. Continue reading
If I were a Big Foot,
I’d be daddy of three–
ten little big feet
all happy and free.
If I were a Big Foot
I’d be called Sasquatch
schooled to make magic
for those come to watch.
I’d peek from the bushes
with my grin set agape– Continue reading
The Gift Shop at Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse of Mackinaw City now carries our QuickTurtle Books®: BIG SHIPS and IF I WERE A LIGHTHOUSE.
The lighthouse is located on the northern most point of lower Michigan with a spectacular view of the Mackinac Bridge crossing to the Upper Peninsula. Continue reading
Paws for Fun and True North Books of Mackinaw City now carries three of our Continue reading
This Friday we will be journeying to Mackinac City to the Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse. There we will be showing our books for a place on the shelves in the gift shop. Continue reading
QuickTurtle Books® is pleased to announce that our Rhyme for Young Readers Series books: IF I WERE A LIGHTHOUSE and BIG SHIPS will soon be available in THE MICHIGAN MUSEUM STORE located in Lansing, Michigan.
Richard Rensberry, Author at QuickTurtle Books®
Our book signings at Amish Country Natural Products are always a delight. Not only do we sell many of our titles there but we get to meet with and make friends with so many good folks in our community. We are blessed to have this wonderful health food store in our rural neighborhood of Fairview, Michigan. Continue reading