Lighthouses, Waterfalls and Sandhill Cranes Our last day of vacation, we definitely made it count!  For me this was the best day of vacation!  We got to lighthouses, waterfalls and sandhill cranes!  Yes, sandhill cranes!  I was so excited and this alone would have made this the best day of vacation for me. Lighthouses Looking […]

Jul 12, 2019

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Kayaking, hiking and Wicked Tuna Kayaking, hiking and Wicked Tuna pretty much sums up our Saturday.  The forecast for today was cold but sunny.  We had big plans to get in lots of outdoor activity and then Gabe woke up not feeling well.  🙁  We had a little Saturday morning TV on and quickly got […]

Jul 5, 2019

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Rainy Day, Sunshine and a hike to Miner’s Falls Thursday morning was bright with beautiful sunshine and warm temperatures!  A rainy day was on the horizon, and forecast to last all day from noon on.  After a leisurely morning breakfast with my sweetie, we headed out to enjoy the sunshine while it lasted.  Au Train […]

Jul 3, 2019

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Marquette Wednesday we woke up to rain, so it was a good day to explore some museums and stock up on groceries.  We drove 45 minutes east to Marquette to visit the maritime museum.  I have to confess I didn’t know the exact definition of maritime.  So in case you also don’t know exactly what […]

Jun 28, 2019

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Glass Bottomed Boat Tour The Glass Bottomed Boat Tour came highly recommended by Gabe’s future college roommate.   So it was high on the list of things we wanted to do.  The Glass Bottomed Boat Tours go out over Lake Superior, and the glass bottom allows an up close view of a few of the shipwrecks.  […]

Jun 25, 2019

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Cabin at Au Train Beach We left Indiana a little before 10 AM and almost 12 hours later we finally arrived at our cabin at Au Train Beach, Michigan.  It’s always a bit of a step of faith when you rent a cabin through a site like air bnb or vrbo.  We loved it instantly!  […]

Jun 22, 2019

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We’re Off for a week in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula The week prior to vacation was a whirlwind!  We spent the week preparing for my son’s high school graduation open house,  hosting the open house and then graduation day!  Amid all the graduation hoopla we didn’t start packing until  late Sunday night, and we were not […]

Jun 21, 2019

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