Upper Peninsula Pasties and Country Girls

We got an early start on Sunday and parked by the water to take a quick walk down the dock. Once again, we stood solo amongst an empty stretch of snow. Following lone footprints from some unknown dock-traveler in the deep powder that buried the walkway, we made it to the edge of the lighthouse … Continue reading Upper Peninsula Pasties and Country Girls

Journey towards Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

Two days before we flew to Detroit, Katie and I made a last minute decision to take the northern route on our way to Milwaukee instead of the (much shorter) southern course. This is one of the reasons that we don’t book our hotels in advance. After some finagling with Google maps and a glance … Continue reading Journey towards Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

Aspen, Annie’s Song and Ghostly Towns

We made it into Aspen by the evening and walked into town for some quick Japanese food. I was still surprisingly full from my BBQ glory earlier that day, so I settled on teriyaki salmon skewers, miso soup and fried banana-coconut springs rolls for dessert (ok, so it wasn’t that much less food than normal). … Continue reading Aspen, Annie’s Song and Ghostly Towns