Big Mac Attack

I’ve always wanted to cross the Mackinac Bridge, adding to the list of bridges I’ve already traveled over, such as the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway, Golden Gate, O’Callaghan-Tillman, St. George Island and many more. So, recently we made the drive to do just that.

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Off Track

I’m not quite sure when my love of trains began. Perhaps it started when I was small, and my father used to take us to see the circus trains as they rolled through the countryside on their way to Milwaukee.

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Muffle Her

Last weekend it was warm, and I drove with my Jeep’s windows down. As I neared home, I turned onto my street and the neighbor on the corner yelled: “Your car is too loud!” Huh?” I jokingly thought to myself with a snicker.

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Rough Ter-Rain

It’s a chilly Saturday evening – the eve of Mother’s Day – and my youngest son, a teenager, is bored. “Let’s go hiking or something, mom.” He laments. My husband pecks away at his computer keyboard, working on his homework, so I reckon it’s up to me to keep the man-child busy.

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Just Ducky

A week after I wrote about the dangerous high waves of Lake Michigan, we once again revisited the Port Washington lake front. This time the lake was nearly smooth as glass.

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High Seize

The temperature hovers around 30° and it’s raining. Blizzard warnings to the north, and here we expect a half inch of ice, covered by up to 6” of snow. High winds cause our house to shudder and moan. Welcome to April in Wisconsin.

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