Category Archives: seek a pleasant peninsula

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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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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Apogee

Solstice Hike at, where else, Proud Lake State Recreation Area. The swamps are pretty dry; upper Michigan is getting all the rain. As always, click here or on the image to open a photo gallery.

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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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Big Ballroom

The rain and warmth (again) gave way to a(nother) cold snap. I let it solidify a couple days and finally couldn’t stand looking at the sheeny-shiny anymore.  Almost perfect conditions. A fair bit of creaks and groans the first few … Continue reading

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