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A Nod to the Pistachio

At the time we chose to spend a week in Alamogordo, New Mexico, we had no idea what to expect — we just thought it looked like a big enough map dot to have a decent grocery store, a liquor store (we were getting low on Tito’s vodka!) and who-knows-what-else, but the location was perfect […]

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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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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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