Nov 082018
 

Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan has many interesting attractions, among them the Museum Ship Valley Camp, a retired Great Lakes freighter that is now a museum to the history of the shipping industry on the lakes. Built in 1917, the 550 foot long ship was launched in Lorain, Ohio as the Louis W. Hill. In reporting […]

10 Go Back Places

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Jul 062018
 

In a Q&A blog post a while back, somebody asked if there was any place that Terry and I wanted to visit while we were fulltiming but never managed to get to. As I said then, we crossed every place off of our bucket list that we wanted to see. A couple of days later […]

Jul 312011
 

We love small town festivals, and in our years on the road, we’ve been to many of them, from coast to coast and border to border. We’ve seen Mexican dancers at Verde Valley Days in Camp Verde, Arizona; tapped our toes to bluegrass music at the Tennessee Fall Homecoming in Clinton, Tennessee; watched basket weavers […]

Jul 302011
 

Yesterday was a day for big ships and high towers. We spent part of the morning watching the big freighters heading toward the Soo Locks or coming down from them. I could spend a week just sitting in a lawn chair watching those big boys go by! Sault Ste Marie has several interesting attractions, among […]

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 […]