Jul 112016
 

Note: This story appeared in the January-February 2012 issue of the Gypsy Journal. Ever since it was formed by glaciers eons ago, the St. Marys River system has played an important role in the history and development of the region we now know as Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The river, which forms part of the international border separating […]

Soo Locks

 Posted by at 1:26 am  Nick's Blog
Jul 292011
 

After a lazy morning at home, playing catch up from our last few days of traveling, we spent yesterday afternoon at the Soo Locks Visitor Center, watching the huge freighters going through the locks. If you have not seen this yet, you really need to put it on your bucket list! Every year, some 10,000 […]

Jul 282011
 

We awoke to rain yesterday morning, and it continued to come down steadily as we checked our favorite daily blogs, answered a few e-mails, and checked the news on the internet to see who we’re at war with this week, how bad the deficit is today, and if we’ve won the war on drugs. No […]

In The Land Of Yoopers

 Posted by at 12:42 am  Nick's Blog
Jul 272011
 

Thank you to the many blog readers who e-mailed asking if Terry and I were okay when yesterday’s blog didn’t get posted at the usual time. We are fine, we were parked at the Bad River Lodge and Casino in Odanah, Wisconsin, with no cell phone or Verizon air card signal. We were pretty tired […]