Category Archives: Boats

A little Monet

Enjoyed a visit to the Frederic Church and Claude Monet special exhibit at the Detroit Institute Of Arts. I really liked the Church works- a nice blend of field studies and finished monumental paintings from his travels in the Mid … Continue reading

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20 Minutes at the Dossin Great Lakes Museum

Funday Sunday in the city on the straits.Here’s 20 minutes worth in the maritime museum located on Belle Isle State Park, Detroit, Michigan. Open photo gallery. Timing is everything.

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Down from 612

Paid a visit to the Cabin recently and squeezed in a canoe trip. Took a time-lapse video of part of the trip. Photo gallery linked below. Manistee magic.

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Enjoyed a day trip to the Detroit Institute Of Arts in beautiful midtown Detroit. Always bring a bug-out bag.

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Before the fall

A Throw-Back-Thursday gallery of photos from a car camping trip around Michigan’s Upper Peninsula that I took in August 2001. I started at the Cabin with my Valley Canoe Products Skerray kayak strapped to the top of the Ford Taurus … Continue reading

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