Most recent trips

mountain view

Glacier National Park

Plan A was England and Wales. COVID-19 scuttled that. Plan B was a trip to three national parks (Glacier National Park in the USA and Banff and Jasper National Parks in Canada) but the Canadian border was closed due to COVID-19. So Plan C ended up being a road trip to Glacier. Which was still great!

Thunder Ridge area

Fort Myers and the Blue Ridge

We were supposed to be in Spain, but the worldwide pandemic canceled that. So we went on a quick road trip to Florida instead, figuring that we could bail out and head home any time. And we were glad we did, because we ended up doing just that!

reading on the deck


Three weeks of sun, sand, snorkeling, and relaxation at Tobacco Caye, Caye Caulker, and Placencia. With a little rainforest and a trip to the zoo mixed in.

red maple

Lake Michigan (Mostly)

We spent two weeks in September camping on the Lake Michigan coast, at four different Michigan state parks: Wilderness, Young (on Lake Charlevoix), Interlochen, and Ludington.


Australia and New Zealand

Australia has been on my bucket list forever. New Zealand was added after the Lord of the Rings movies. We combined two trips of a lifetime into a single seven-week adventure on the other side of the earth to Sydney, Melbourne, Hobart, Uluru, Cairns, and Auckland, Wellington, Nelson, Dunedin, Te Anau, and Queenstown.

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Upcoming trips


Three weeks in Barcelona, Madrid, Seville, Cordoba, Granada, plus day trips. Postponed from 2020 to 2021.
Spring 2021

North Wales and the Lake District

Four weeks of hiking, castles, and scenic train and bus trips, followed by a few days in London. Postponed from 2020 to 2021.
Fall 2021

Aruba, Bonaire, and Curaçao

CANCELED DUE TO COVID-19. Seven days on Aruba, nine on Bonaire, and ten on Curaçao, snorkeling, hiking, and hanging out at the beach.

Most recent posts

petrified tree and river view

Caprock Coulee Hike

The Caprock Coulee trail is a great day hike through the badlands of North Dakota, offering overviews, rock formations, and wildlife opportunities. We had a day to spend at the

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road through fall trees

On the way home from Glacier

It’s a long drive from Glacier National Park to Michigan. Theodore Roosevelt National Park and the Lake Superior shore make nice stopovers. Day 1: Columbia Falls, Montana to Williston, North

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sun on St Mary Lake

St Mary Falls Hike

The St Mary Falls trail is not just about the falls. You also get great views of St Mary Lake.  St Mary Falls was the last hike we did in

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