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Our 2013 Camping Season

On this past weekend, my wife and I ventured out to W. J. Hayes State Park for our final camping trip of the season. On this trip we were joined by 3 other families, and had a terrific two-days of … Continue reading

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Camp etiquette

As I have mentioned before, much of the camping we do is in State Park camping areas, or private camp grounds. Usually we are surrounded by dozens, or even hundreds of other campers. At some campgrounds, the sites are in … Continue reading

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Critters at camp

Spending time in the outdoors will inevitably lead to critter encounters. Whether you see a friendly chipmunk on your path, a white-tailed doe grazing in a meadow, or a curious raccoon prowling your site, you are very likely to see … Continue reading

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Cool new stuff for my camper in 2013!

On our second trip of the summer, my wife and I took the camper to Ludington State Park on the shores of Lake Michigan. We went to this campground last June, and vowed to return. For this blog post I … 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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Six things you should never go camping without…

Camping season is upon us! Finally it is time to shake off the cold of winter, and the wet of spring, and get back out in nature. The spring has gotten off to a slow start weather wise here in … Continue reading

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Camping

I started camping as a Cub Scout when I was about 9 years old. I remember only a few things from that trip. It was a trip we went on with the older Boy Scouts, so there were quite a … Continue reading

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