Travel Blogs from Michigan City, United States

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Awning Deployment while in motion, not recommended, Mackinaw City, United States travel blog

Awning Deployment while in motion, not recommended

A travel blog entry by brent-n-toby

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We are following the Michigan Lake tour, which takes us up Lake Michigan and down Lake Huron in a circle around Michigan. We reached the Mackinaw Bridge and decided to drive over it as part of the tour http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mackinaw_Bridge on ...

Vacation on the Lake, Traverse City, United States travel blog

Vacation on the Lake

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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...   We spent about 5 days here cruising around on their different boats, playing lake-side wiffle ball and checking out Michigan's vineyards.  One of the local restaurant had a famous Bloody Mary called a 'Chubby'.  Basically it's your ...

Next Step Physical Therapy, Traverse City, United States travel blog

Next Step Physical Therapy

A travel blog entry by rosaslovian

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Bill has had rough days since his brain tumor was removed this past Wednesday.  He was released from ICU later on Thursday and relocated to a regular hospital room.  Yesterday, they moved him into another room where he is next to the window ...

The Day of Reckoning 02/25/2014, Traverse City, United States travel blog

The Day of Reckoning 02/25/2014

A travel blog entry by rosaslovian

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I want to give you an update on our all day meeting on Tuesday, 02/25/2014 with the doctors and many others including a dietician, social worker, counselor, financial planner, palliative nurse, etc.  Sister Leone (Bone) was with us the entire day ...

Back to Reality, Michigan City, United States travel blog

Back to Reality

A travel blog entry by erbreen84

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... everyone. The plan was for me to arrive in Chicago at 2 PM Sunday afternoon. That would be perfect because I would get to Michigan City during Sunday dinner at my Grandma's and could surprise my whole family at once. I was really excited about the idea ...

Passage à Traverse City..., Traverse City, United States travel blog

Passage à Traverse City...

A travel blog entry by roadtripusa2010

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... pour une nuit dans un camping avec toilettes sèches et non éclairées (gloups) après un repas de glaces parce qu'il faut bien se faire plaisir de temps en ...

Final Days/Reflections on Rio, Bay City, United States travel blog

Final Days/Reflections on Rio

A travel blog entry by lindseymartin

Hi everyone, Checking in back in lovely Bay City, Michigan. Here's a recap of my final week in Rio, sorry I wasn't able to update earlier - I was trying to get out and experience the city every moment I got! Also, I had the dates wrong on the last entry, ...

Bill Had Successful Brain Surgery!, Traverse City, United States travel blog

Bill Had Successful Brain Surgery!

A travel blog entry by rosaslovian

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Bill & I had a great time at dinner with Bill's family at Pearl's last evening.  We were served by our favorite waitress Jen.  Bill had his favorite Rib Eye steak and savored every bite.  After dinner, he MADE me drive him to Village ...

Finally Brain Cancer Free Hopefully, Traverse City, United States travel blog

Finally Brain Cancer Free Hopefully

A travel blog entry by rosaslovian

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Update:  After more than 3 weeks in the hospital, Bill continues making small improvements in his rehabilitation daily.  We celebrate each success with tears of joy.  He is working very hard to meet his goal of "breaking out" of the ...

Rio Bound, Bay City, United States travel blog

Rio Bound

A travel blog entry by lindseymartin

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Hi everyone,  Sorry that it has been a while since I've checked in last. I've been super busy working, I have two lifeguarding jobs now, so it seems like a lot of my time is either filled working twelve hours a day or sleeping... a few weeks on the ...

Bill's 1st Chemo Treatment Went Well, Traverse City, United States travel blog

Bill's 1st Chemo Treatment Went Well

A travel blog entry by rosaslovian

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Bill's sister Judy joined Bill & I for Bill's 3rd radiation treatment at 8:15 AM.  Surprisingly, the Interdisciplinary Cancer Center's Coordinating Nurse Tammy was there to give all of us warm hugs and smiles and to find out how Bill was doing. ...

Mackinaw Island, Mackinaw City, United States travel blog

Mackinaw Island

A travel blog entry by thesteeles

We finally made it to Mackinaw Island. Kelly and I have wanted to visit there ever since her sister, Robin, told us about it a few years ago. Robin and her Mom have been going there for a Republican convention for several years. We got up this ...

Merry Christmas!, Michigan City, United States travel blog

Merry Christmas!

A travel blog entry by erbreen84

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Merry Christmas Everyone! It is so good to be back online and even better to be HOME! I have SO much to fill you in on because as you know I haven't been on the internet it 2 weeks.... I will write again and update you on the end of the trip tonight ...

"Where there is shadow there must be light."

A travel blog entry by rosaslovian

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 Well, not wanting to get into the sordid details, I wasn't going to write about this at all.  Now, a "couple" of cocktails later, I changed my mind.  They cautioned Bill that it might take 48 hours before the effects of ...

BIG Mac Bicycle Tour, Mackinaw City, United States travel blog

BIG Mac Bicycle Tour

A travel blog entry by hdrk53

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This is going to be short... I promise.... Just pictures..Internet service very spotty.... Enjoy the ...

Hanging out with Friends, Michigan City, IN, United States travel blog

Hanging out with Friends

A travel blog entry by hanscomxcountry

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(Jana)  I can't believe it’s been almost 17 years since I’ve seen Kristen.  We had such a great time with them these past few days.  They have a beautiful home in West Bend, Wisconsin which is 30-40 minutes north of ...

YOLO, Traverse City, United States travel blog

YOLO

A travel blog entry by rosaslovian

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YOLO (You Only Live Once)!  A fitting title to this entry, don't you think?  On Sunday, August 10th, 8 of us from my family reunion met at Pearl's for Sunday Brunch.  Then, we headed to Munson Hospital and were met by several friends and ...

May 24-26 Traverse City, Traverse City, United States travel blog

May 24-26 Traverse City

A travel blog entry by 1414kath

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... get into Canada than it was to get into the US, the lines were very long.    I loved coming over the bridge into the states.  It my first look at any of the great lakes and I was shocked at how blue the water was.  In the US, I ...

Drive to Mackinaw, Mackinaw City, United States travel blog

Drive to Mackinaw

A travel blog entry by thesteeles

... it got to be a little tough keeping the RV between the lines. It took us about 3 hours to drive around the lake, down to Mackinaw city. As soon as we got set up in our spot the sky opened up with a major thunderstorm and hail. After the storm passed we ...

Pinch Me, I'm Not Wearing Green on St. Patty's Day, Traverse City, United States travel blog

Pinch Me, I'm Not Wearing Green on St. Patty's Day

A travel blog entry by rosaslovian

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I attended my first Caregiver Support Group meeting tonight and it helped.  It's a small world but there's room for all of us.  The counselor was excellent.   Okay, back to humor to lighten things up again and to relieve my anxiety...BTW, ...

"The Secret" Begins It's Magic

A travel blog entry by rosaslovian

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Thank you all again for your wonderful support, thoughts & prayers for Bill.  It means a lot to us and it is helping.  Bill will prevail and has an upbeat attitude (way beyond what I can internally muster) that will carry him well through ...

Ready, Set, GO, Michigan City, United States travel blog

Ready, Set, GO

A travel blog entry by erbreen84

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Well, it is time! I am a couple hours away from heading to the airport and I can't even believe it! I am sending this entry now, just to make sure it works properly. Just like this one, each time I update this blog, you will get an email alert. Also, if ...

Rosman to Mackinac June 1 - June 3, Mackinaw City, United States travel blog

Rosman to Mackinac June 1 - June 3

A travel blog entry by cjcarter27

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... 3, 2014 writing from French Farm Lake, MI in Macknaw City. Day 3 and all is well! Relatively smooth sailing through Ohio and Michigan. Our first night was spent at Fulton Farms - a member of the Harvest Hosts organization - if you don't know about ...

All Good Things Must Come to an End..., Michigan City, United States travel blog

All Good Things Must Come to an End...

A travel blog entry by erbreen84

Hi everyone! I hope you are all enjoying the new year. I'm sorry it has taken me this long to get everything together, but organizing all my pictures has taken a ton of time. It's really hard for me to believe that this is the last blog I will be ...

Break Out!!, Traverse City, United States travel blog

Break Out!!

A travel blog entry by rosaslovian

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After 5 weeks in the hospital, Bill finally "broke out" of Munson on Wednesday, September 10th.  It was a surprisingly emotional discharge.  Bone provided me with a white nurse's cap & coat which I wore on the Rehab Ward.  I walked ...

There's No Place But Up, Traverse City, United States travel blog

There's No Place But Up

A travel blog entry by rosaslovian

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Dearest people in our lives, I wanted to let you know that Bill has been diagnosed with esophageal cancer (squamous cell carcinoma).  During an endoscopic exam last week at Copper Ridge in TC, the doctor discovered a tumor in his esophagus (the one ...

The Wicked Witch Is Finally Melting, Traverse City, United States travel blog

The Wicked Witch Is Finally Melting

A travel blog entry by rosaslovian

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"ARRRRRGH! — YOU CURSED BRAT! LOOK WHAT YOU'VE DONE! I'm MELTING! Melting! Oh — what a world, what a world! Who would have thought a good little girl like you could destroy my beautiful wickedness?! ARRRRRGH! I'm going!...I'm going..." Today ...

Skiing in the UP!, Silver City, United States travel blog

Skiing in the UP!

A travel blog entry by gary_cailin

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... ; Having no idea what the "UP" was, I just said ok.  Turns out UP stands for Upper Peninsula, a part of the State of Michigan that borders Canada, which oddly isn't connected to the rest of the state.  It was about a 7 hour drive to get up ...

Bill's Last Chemo Treatment, Traverse City, United States travel blog

Bill's Last Chemo Treatment

A travel blog entry by rosaslovian

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... surgery.  It's like we have almost made it through the Haunted Forest and can see the first glimpses of the Emerald City skyline through the trees.  Next, traversing the dreaded poppy field...somebody's got to do it!    “You end ...

Another Great Lake, Tawas City, United States travel blog

Another Great Lake

A travel blog entry by cliff-n-chris

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We crossed the Mackinac Bridge this morning and had just a short drive to Tawas City, on the shores of Lake Huron.  The campsite isn't great, but it's fine for an overnight stop. The day started with a storm, and we've had rain off and on all day, ...

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