Our route from the Lake Huron side to the Lake Michigan side where we stayed one week at Lake Leelanau RV Park, and then four nights at Steamboat Park Campground. Our campsite at Lake Leelanau RV Park. Our campsite at Steamboat Park on the Grand River near Grand Rapids, a different look from Leelanau Peninsula. … Continue reading Sep 7, 2022 – The Third Coast
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Aug 28, 2022 – The Other Side of Michigan
From the Upper Peninsula, we crossed the Mackinac Bridge while towing the fifth wheel for the second time in our travels. This time we drove to the "other side" of Michigan, the Lake Huron side. Ten days later, we drove west to the Lake Michigan side. The red arrow indicates our campground near Alpena. Imagine … Continue reading Aug 28, 2022 – The Other Side of Michigan
Aug 19, 2019 – Wait, we’re not finished with Wisconsin yet!
A view from our roof of Harrington Beach State Park's campground. Lake Michigan is a short 1/2 mile walk behind this scene. Somewhere in our travel research, I read that Harrington Beach State Park is one of the best state parks in the state of Wisconsin being located on Lake Michigan. I figured after spending … Continue reading Aug 19, 2019 – Wait, we’re not finished with Wisconsin yet!
Aug 12, 2019 – At Death’s Door
“The sea was angry that day my friends, like an old man trying to return soup at a deli.” Balancing the tripod and camera on my shoulder, I carefully climbed along Lake Michigan’s steep and rugged shoreline searching for a rock ledge flat and wide enough to set up for a sunrise over the great lake. … Continue reading Aug 12, 2019 – At Death’s Door
Sep 19, 2018 – We’re not in the Tropics Anymore
Not what I wanted to see on a September morning! "Winter must be cold for those with no warm memories." Anne Bradstreet Using the reclining chair heater for the first time, I sat huddled in a fetal position under a crocheted blanket that was given to us as a wedding present from a dear friend … Continue reading Sep 19, 2018 – We’re not in the Tropics Anymore
Sep 12, 2018 – Has Anyone Seen the Bridge?
"When I was on top of a tower on a clear night, it was almost as if you could touch the stars. The sky was so beautiful." Ron Zielke, Mackinac Bridge ironworker The bridge reflects on the calm Straits of Mackinac When I was growing up in northern Michigan, my parents often drove us north … Continue reading Sep 12, 2018 – Has Anyone Seen the Bridge?