Tag Archives: Michigan

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Wheels

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Wheels You asked for wheels. Here are some of my favorites.

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16 Months of Adventure – Riverside 177 White Water Retro Camper Report

A 16-Month Performance and Adventure Report Sixteen months ago we drove our brand new Riverside 177 White Water Retro camper off of the dealer’s lot. Shortly before I posted the first “Camper Report,” we had experienced several minor issues, but … Continue reading

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Engine Venting Steam

Photo of the Week – May 13, 2015 Greenfield Village, Michigan From last fall’s trip to Greenfield Village, near Detroit, Michigan. This train runs a regular route around the park. The Village has three different engines that they use to … Continue reading

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Greenfield Village – The Ford Village Experience

Or: Reassembling early 20th Century America Where can you walk into the Wright Brothers’ bicycle shop (from Dayton, Ohio), and five minutes later tour the homes of Noah Webster (from New Haven Connecticut), and Robert Frost (from Ann Arbor, Michigan), … Continue reading

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Bats – The Basics

(Subtitle: The Relationship between Bats and the Cost of Our Food!) It is interesting how seemingly unrelated events come together for a totally unexpected outcome. Event 1 – Early this summer, I was disappointed to see only two or three … Continue reading

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Two Old Guys Trying to Recapture Their Youth – Part 2

(Continued from Part 1 – See) Day 4 – The Organization for Bat Conservation (OBC), Bloomfield Hills, Michigan Our first destination in Michigan was the OBC at the Cranbrook Institute in Bloomfield Hills, about 50 miles north of our campground. … Continue reading

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Two Old Guys Trying to Recapture Their Youth – Part 1

Well, not exactly, but… John and I became friends as college classmates in the mid-1960s. In the spring of our junior year, we took off on spring break for a week’s trip to Florida. That was our first road trip. … Continue reading

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