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Ireland 2017 – we were there!

We’re starting to look back at our vacation, going through the pictures. We saw a lot, and posted a lot of pictures on Facebook, but there were more pictures – trust me on that. Here is a look at the pictures we took on the first day of our trip, as we moved north from […]

Which way do you lean?

As a frequent traveler once again, I often deal with the dilemma this writer bemoans. There is no good answer unless the leaner is considerate. Many are, many aren’t.

It affects not only laptop use, which I have given up on planes, but on a recent trip home from Europe it affected my reading, […]

A Whirlwind Tour

We just returned from a seven day river cruise down the Rhine and Mosel Rivers in Europe. We stopped in 11 different cities in the Netherlands (Amsterdam and Volendam), Germany (Dusseldorf, Cologne, Koblenz, Cochem, Rudesheim, Mannheim and Speyer), France (Strasbourg) and Switzerland (Basel), and ended the tour with a night in Saint Louis, France so […]

10 Most Beautiful Lakes

I subscribe to Budget Travel (and their email newsletter) because we like to travel, and we like to travel inexpensively. One of the articles in their latest newsletter was “The World’s Most Beautiful Lakes“. I was saddened that none of my favorite lakes, Mullett Lake, Lake Michigan, and Lake Superior were included on their list, […]

Vacation time!

Today starts a week of vacation for me. After a day of lake time, projects and such today, we’re taking a short excursion up north. We will be traveling to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula with our granddaughter Jenna and taking in some of our favorite things there. We’re going to start at the Soo Locks in […]