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
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Aug 7, 2022 – Up North
“Up North - the magical land of cabins, fishing, beer, flannel shirts, and no cell phone service”. Anonymous Our towing route from Madison, WI to Brimley, MI. One week in Iron River, WI at Top O' the Morn Campground, the next week in Christmas, MI at Pictured Rocks RV Park and the final week in … Continue reading Aug 7, 2022 – Up North
Aug 25, 2021 – Full of Grace
Caused by a sharp stone of all things. Safely along side the road, we had all we needed to change a flat, but could not remove the lug nuts! Since then, we invested in a breaker bar. After two days at the campground, we hitched up and drove the RV to Gaylord's Discount Tires where … Continue reading Aug 25, 2021 – Full of Grace
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?