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Archives for September 2012

The Journey Continues… One Year Later

I have to admit it boggles my mind… that I’ve been out here, on my own, traveling across this great nation… for a year! And what’s maybe even more interesting is that I haven’t grown tired of it yet. By the end of the year I will slow my pace … [Read more...]

Pure Michigan- The Upper Peninsula (part two)

Before I get into my remaining tales from the Upper Peninsula, I have to apologize for the size of these two posts. If they load slowly for you it's because of the sheer volume of images. I whittled them down as best I could, leaving out many I would … [Read more...]

Pure Michigan- The Upper Peninsula (part one)

I can't remember when I first set my sights on finding my way to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Years ago I heard how remote it is... how pristine and beautiful... green and lush... surrounded by water. I'm sure my roots in Washington play a part … [Read more...]

Vote for the Planet Works to Secure $500,000 for Environmental Causes

A few weeks ago we were approached by John of OurEarth.org regarding their upcoming campaign to raise funds for a coalition of outdoor and environmental non-profits. The coalition, Vote for the Planet, was formed to help the member organizations … [Read more...]

To Michigan via The Windy City

After saying goodbye to my dear friends at the “Berg Farm” (as they affectionately and appropriately call their home) I headed south through Illinois to Indiana Dunes State Park at the south end of Lake Michigan. It was mostly city driving, and … [Read more...]

Downtime in Wisconsin

My four hundred mile drive from Bayfield to Brookfield went by in a blur of beautiful countryside, lakes, rivers, barns and small towns. I remember little else except how anxious I was to see my girl. I know it was not easy for Elissa to watch as I … [Read more...]

Catching Up With Family from Nebraska to Wisconsin

At the time of this writing I'm sitting along a lovely shoreline on the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, looking out the windows of my motorhome at perfection... blue skies filled with dramatic clouds... and wanting so badly to go out and play. The last … [Read more...]