One of my favorite photos from a July 2013 visit to the northern Midwest — the Rock of Ages light near Isle Royale National Park, taken from the boat that ferries visitors to the island.
August 8, 2014: Grand Portage to Isle Royale National Park to Grand Portage National Monument to Grand Marais On which I don’t see a moose but do see mergansers and find out that “moose is a myth” We arrived bright … Continue reading →
July 14, 2013: From Pictured Rocks to Lake of the Clouds to Bayfield Before heading to Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, we took a few moments to admire the view from Sunset Motel on the Bay. Forget Southern California and Los Angeles … Continue reading →
July 12, 2013: From Chicago to Port Washington, Wisconsin J. and I set out very late for the northern adventure, leaving a little before 11 p.m. The first port of call was Port Washington, north of Milwaukee, where the only … Continue reading →
While staying at the Ann Arbor Bed and Breakfast, I spotted a relic that I remember fondly and that may be making a comeback in some progressive communities — the clothesline. At our home, Saturday was wash day. As our … Continue reading →
I can’t imagine anything more delightful than a tiny, colorfully painted and named coffee shop bordered by woods. Alas, the Lark and Pear in Sawyer, Michigan was closed and for sale, and I couldn’t go inside and enjoy. … Continue reading →