Category Archives: Great Lakes

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. Advertisements

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UnDIsclosed Location

Took one of the nephews on a 3 day exploratory trip to Michigan’s easternmost point, Drummond Island. Some sun, some rain, some wind, some heat, some cold, some fossils, some hiking, some swimming, some bushwhacking, some 2WD in a minivan, … Continue reading

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Day-Trip to Day-Twah

In which we visit the Detroit Institute Of Arts, Belle Isle, The Guardian Building, the Ren Cen, and Hart Plaza in downtown Detroit, Michigan. More info for locations visited:The DIA | Belle Isle Park | Dossin Great Lakes Museum | … Continue reading

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Gone Ghost

Made a late afternoon stop at Fayette Historic Townsite outside of Garden, Michigan while on our way home from Pictured Rocks. An interesting place, it’s an abandoned Victorian era iron smelting town that had it’s boom and bust and is … Continue reading

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These pictures rock.

To paraphrase Frank Zappa, I’m not dead, I just smell funny. Part of the reason is that I took one of my nephews on a backpacking trip to Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, located in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The weather was … Continue reading

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