In search of a house

March 29 — We have been in Buchanan, Mich., for the past couple of days searching for a house to move into once we come off the road.  We are hoping the timing works out so we can purchase something and just have to move one time, but if we don’t find what we’re looking […]

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Merkel Hat Trick

July 30-31; our last days in Michigan — We left one Merkel home (Aunt Carolyn & Uncle Bob) in Harrisville in the morning, and arrived at another Merkel home some four hours away in Monroe in the afternoon.  That makes visits with all three of the Merkel families – lucky us! We really enjoyed our overnight with my

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Goodbye Yoopers!

Mackinaw City – known for their fudge & ice cream, and apparently their BIG WIENERS!!! Sunday, July 27 – Leaving the U.P. – crossed over the Mackinac Bridge… will visit Aunt Carolyn & Uncle Bob on the shores of Lake Huron for a few days, then make our way to Ohio and our next National

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Friday, July 25 — As Dorothy’s famous line from The Wizard of Oz goes, “there’s no place like home.”  [And get it – see the picture of the rainbow?  Look hard, it was actually a beautiful double-rainbow.]   As full-time RVers we don’t get to pull into our own home driveway any more, but through a

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Hurray for Ironwood!

Friday, July 25 — En route to Munising, Michigan, site of our overnight accommodations this evening, we drove through this quaint little town as we crossed the border from Wisconsin back into the U.P. [Upper Peninsula of Michigan]. Ironwood is on the Wisconsin-Michigan border on Hwy 2, just across the river from Hurley, Wisconsin –

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