Monthly Archives: July 2017

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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Thoughts About Independence

(When I sat down to write, I didn’t intend for it to be this!  But this is what came out, so here ya go…) Independence. …it comes in many shapes and sizes.  We celebrate it as a nation, and I … Continue reading

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The Tip Of The Mitt….

In Pictures… We are at the blue dot! At the KOA Kampground in Mackinaw City. Among the Birch trees…. And other trees. The flowers. And the ferns. Just a skip and a jump to the Straits of Mackinac and the … Continue reading

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