Category Archives: Travel and Outdoors

The Haywire Restaurant – Manistique, Michigan

While my wife and I were visiting Michigan’s Upper Peninsula in August of 2013, she insisted that we have dinner at The Haywire Family Restaurant. She had discovered it on a previous trip with her parents, and raved about the … Continue reading

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Bobby C’s Lighthouse Adventures: Grand Marais, Michigan

Grand Marais is a somewhat sleepy little town on the shores of Lake Superior, in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.  There are two light towers at Grand Marais, which work together to form the welcoming set of range lights that guide ships … Continue reading

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A New Series from Bobby-C

During a breezy afternoon on my last camping trip, I sat at the picnic table with a clipboard and pen, and brainstormed ideas for blog posts. My goal was to come up with 20 great ideas, but as I wrote … Continue reading

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Returning to Au Sable Point Lighthouse

Au Sable Point Lighthouse is located in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, in the area known as The Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. And, Au Sable Point is the Lighthouse that sparked my interest in finding and photographing Lighthouses. It all started in … Continue reading

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Our first camping trip of 2013

Each year since we have owned the camper, my wife and I take a trip in late April. We call it our “shake down” trip. We usually camp close to home, and also close to stores that may have what … Continue reading

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A brief look back at our 2012 camping trips

This week my wife and I have our first trip of 2013. As we are preparing, I thought it would be fun to recap the trips we had last year. In the coming weeks I will be writing reviews of … Continue reading

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Book Review – Three Ultimate Guides to Michigan Lighthouses

From time to time I plan to review books on Lighthouses that I have found interesting and helpful to my Lighthouse Hunting Hobby. Today I am reviewing three books that have been essentials for me as I have visited Michigan … Continue reading

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