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4 NO's Saturday in Paradise..Michigan!

Saturday, August 17, 2013

Ah, I just cane back in the cabin after watching the sun rise over Lake Superior. It crests at the shores of Sault Ste. Marie, Canada.
Yesterday DD drove the first three hours including driving over the Mackinac Bridge into St. Ignace,MI. She is afraid of heights, but it was a great experience. Mostly for me. It is the firsttiime I have been bale to actually look out the windows for more than
a
nanosecond to watch the ships go under the bridge from Lake Huron to Lake Michigan.

We went to the blueberry festival, but nobody had local berries; today we are going back there to take a business man who is a Native American, one of our memory cards with pics of DD's skin from when she had a severe eczema,contact dermatitis flareup.
Then we are off to Oswalds Bear ranch near Newberry. After that we head to the forest to pick huckleberries. I have my can of mace, our picking tool that DD made.
I am not sure if I feel safer if a bear or moose decides to dine where we will be picking. a

Grilling and a bonfire are tonight,, spend the rest of daylight on the beach, in the lake.

We met some people that were here last year at the same time we were. Very nice people..

  
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SHARON10002 8/25/2013 5:31PM

    Sounds like a lot of fun planned. Relax and enjoy!

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ALDEBARANIAN 8/17/2013 10:01AM

    Pulled up Google maps to see where Paradise is. Not stalking you, just curious.

I'd love to sit and watch the ships from the Mackinac Bridge. Used to sit on the levee in Davenport, IA and watch the barges.

Heard a lot over the years about how beautiful that part of the world is. Enjoying hearing all of your adventures. It's better than those travelogues we used to see.

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PATRICIAAK 8/17/2013 8:11AM

    enjoy

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GOLFGMA 8/17/2013 7:10AM

    Sounds great. Have a wonderful time!

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4 NO's V-Day!

Friday, August 16, 2013

Debbieanne: I have been the driver for the past 25 years,so I do not think I am a back seat driver. I sit in the front!

  
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DEBBIEANNE1124 8/16/2013 8:06PM

    No one said you can't be a backseat driver from the front seat.

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GABY1948 8/16/2013 9:36AM

    Have a GREAT time!

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ALDEBARANIAN 8/16/2013 8:39AM

    Reminds me of the guy who got in a terrible traffic accident.

His wife got laryngitis.

Have a wonderful vacation.

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KAYYVAUGHN 8/16/2013 6:24AM

    Make many memories.

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COLLEENROSTE 8/16/2013 3:33AM

    ENJOY!!!!!! your vacation emoticon emoticon

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PATRICIAAK 8/16/2013 2:24AM

    enjoy

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4 NO's Thursday

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Let the vacation begin! I have waited 357 days for today. We are almost all squared away, as my dad always said,,Navy talk.. Last of laundry in washer now, pre-cooked foods for meals, finished packing my suitcase except for my meds and deodorant tomorrow..
DD is driving so I can actually SEE what we are driving past First time in 25 years I will be the passenger!!

  
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KATRINAKAT23 8/15/2013 10:59PM

  emoticon have fun

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PATRICIAAK 8/15/2013 5:30PM

    super

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ALDEBARANIAN 8/15/2013 5:14PM

    Ahhhhhhhh! Let the relaxation begin.

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CBLENS 8/15/2013 5:02PM

    enjoy!

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GERIKRAGH 8/15/2013 3:46PM

    Have fun.

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DEBBIEANNE1124 8/15/2013 3:36PM

    I hope you're not a back seat driver like me.

Enjoy the vacation and take many pictures.

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K1TT3N 8/15/2013 3:20PM

    Have a great time

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4 NO's Wednesday

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Just finsihed researching dining places.. there is a hole-in-the-wall place in Paradise called Browns fisheries.. they catch the fish in the morning(whitefish, perch, lake trout and walleye or salmon) by 9 AM, clean them open teh doors at noon until teh fish is gone. Any fish leftover, is made into chowder or smoked for the next day..never served as fresh the next day!! Ilove fresh water fish, not seafood or ocean fish of any kind. Gotta try this place.

googled maps to certain places and wrote down coordinates for GPS driving.
One more day at the oars and I will be free for ten days! R & R here I come!

  
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DEBBIEANNE1124 8/15/2013 12:37AM

    I think you will remain busy on your trip. But i think you'll relax a little. the fish sounds good but i have heard lake fish is not healthy.

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FLEMIDG 8/15/2013 12:36AM

    Fresh fish is so delicious. Enjoy your R & R.

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PATRICIAAK 8/14/2013 7:20PM

    yum

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ALDEBARANIAN 8/14/2013 7:04PM

    Sounds great. I guess they couldn't build a fire by the fishing hole, take a big ole skillet, and cook em up right there. That's about the only way to get them fresher. :)

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4 NO's tuesday

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Anotehr beautiful day here. having some issues with co-workers, but one of them will be gone when I return from vacation. He is one of he main sticklers for me, so things may settle down and make another co-worker be treated equally, not favored.

  
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CBLENS 8/13/2013 8:35PM

    hope things work out.

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DEBBIEANNE1124 8/13/2013 7:52PM

    Good luck with that, Lin.

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ALDEBARANIAN 8/13/2013 5:28PM

    Hope your work environment improves. It's hard to change a corporate culture all by yourself.

Fortunately, what happens at the office can stay at the office, not go on vacation with you.

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PATRICIAAK 8/13/2013 4:52PM

    super

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GABY1948 8/13/2013 4:20PM

    That's great news...look what you have to look forward to when you get back!

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