Category Archives: Michigan

Leaving Michigan

Our last 2½-weeks in Michigan are a little blurry. In between family stuff, I spent almost all of my free time working on a handful of projects. Many of them were the usual corrective and preventative maintenance items that come … Continue reading

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Day 500 and What’s Next?

It’s been over 500-days since we left on The Big Big Trip. Looking back, it’s difficult believe that it’s been that long. When we started talking about this adventure, we originally envisioned a trip of 12- or 18-months duration. Based … Continue reading

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Autumn in Michigan (part II) – You Can’t Always Get What You Want…

You can’t always get what you want, But if you try sometime you find, You get what you need. – The Rolling Stones We were disgruntled, frustrated, and anxious. This was the third time we changed plans to support an … Continue reading

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An Autumn Return to Michigan

Over Labor Day Weekend, days after our return to the Pacific Northwest, we received word from Michigan that my Stepmother passed away. We debated flying from Seattle for the service, but quickly ruled that out after a myriad of scheduling … Continue reading

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May – D.C. to the Colorado Rockies

We left D.C. on Friday May 5th. While our ultimate destination was Michigan for a 10-day visit, we had intermediate stops in both Pennsylvania and Ohio. Early in the spring we made an 8 May service appointment for a few … Continue reading

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