Monthly Archives: July 2010

The party’s over…

…and Candis, our granddaughter is now crashed out on the sofa.  She will be a freshman in high school this year.  Everyone relaxing after the smorgasbord.  We found out, however, one can play only three (3 count ’em) C.D.s on … Continue reading

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Day: Tristan’s 29th Birthday, that’s what day!

This is one very important reason why we drove 3,000 miles: Tristan’s birthday. We are having a smorgasbord with 13 friends and relatives in his back yard. I made the squash casserole, bread pudding with blueberries and strawberries, and green … Continue reading

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Day: I do not know…

We have been relaxing, talking, sharing, teasing, conversing, and catching up.  What a difference a year makes! My grandsons are all growing up, playing football, basketball, and just generally being kids on summer break.  And I am a teacher on … Continue reading

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We are resting up in Battle Creek, Michigan and seeing grandchildren, sons and daughters.  I cannot believe it—my daughter Meaghan has a Craftsman bungalow and now a two-gallon Bauer crock (with the blue apple on it ) for her new … Continue reading

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Day Ten: Battle Creek, Michigan

Where’s Day Nine, you ask? Still in my camera waiting to be developed!  (So last century) Bob and Sara have dragged us kicking and screaming into the twenty-first century by giving us an older digital Nikon, which we greatly appreciate…no … Continue reading

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Pictures from the Carferry

We arrived just in the nick of time from St. Paul, to get on the largest coal-fired ferry in the world. Coal used for stoking the coal-fired engine and is brought into the ferry hold by semi-trucks in two fifty-cubic … Continue reading

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Day Nine: St. Paul to Manitowac to Luddington

We have just embarked on the S.S. Badger from Manitowac, Wisconsin, to Luddington, Michigan.  We are listening to an M.C. playing the polka and telling us not to dance on the tables.  This carferry has our Miata in its hold.  … Continue reading

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