Monthly Archives: July 2017

Wandering Through The UP

Most of the license plates I see in campgrounds here are Michigan plates, but if people are touring their own state, that’s not a bad thing.  It’s a beautiful place to see and there are lots of young families out … Continue reading

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Gitche Gumee

Those are the Ojibwa words for ‘The Shining Big (or Blue) Sea Water’ , which was the original name of Lake Superior, before the French, and then the English, renamed it. Personally, I like Gitche Gumee better.  It’s also been … Continue reading

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Tahquamenon Falls…and Trees

(To pronounce that, it sounds kind of like ‘phenomenon’.) We leave St Ignace and head mostly north, but not too far.  Just to Newberry, where we are back to camping in the woodlands, surrounded by green. When I look up….. … Continue reading

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Moody Waters and Wild Flowers

And some other things…. This post will be mostly pictures…just pictures of pretty scenes I’ve noticed in and around St Ignace, Michigan. Like the blue and green I’m so fond of.  With a freighter , toooo…. Lake scenes really can … Continue reading

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Being A Temporary ‘Yooper’

Folks in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan call themselves ‘Yoopers’ and they call the folks in the Lower Peninsula ‘Trolls’…. under the bridge…get it?  😊 Popular food up here, at least for the tourists, are Pasties, which consist of some kind … Continue reading

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Using The “Allstays” and “Google Maps” Apps

There are a lot of ways to look for places to camp, and so far my favorites are the Allstays and Google Maps apps.  Frankly, I wouldn’t want to be without them.  I paid $10 for Allstays about 3 years … Continue reading

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Did You Ever Hear Of Onaway, Michigan?

July 5, 2017 Tonight (Wednesday) finds us in Gaylord, MI, lounging in Wandering Spirit under the AC, me with a margarita, binging on NCIS thanks to a USA channel marathon, and a cable hook up at the Gaylord KOA park. … Continue reading

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