Five Days in the UP

If you have the chance, you should spend MUCH more time than five days in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. However, if you’re limited on time and want to traverse the glorious region in a …

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Video: Week Two – Northern Michigan and the UP

Another week and another video down! I think we’re sort of getting the hang of this :). As we promised last week, we worked on showing more than telling in our video of this week’s …

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Two Days in Northern Michigan

We have discovered that the northeast coastline of Lake Michigan is called Northern Michigan (#NOMI), even though the Upper Peninsula (AKA UP) is much further north than this region. It seems the UPers (pronounced you-pers) …

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Three Days in Manistee National Forest

After a quick stopover to visit our wonderful friend Sarah (and her amazing pool) in Grand Rapids, we headed north for a few days in the spacious Manistee National Forest.  The Manistee National Forest lies …

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Video: Week One – Southern Michigan

We’re teachers, not videographers – so this whole YouTubing thing is super new to us, especially the idea of being on camera all the time. We’ve had a really good time this week engaging in …

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Potawatomi Trail

Today, on our third day of hiatus, we decided to jump into our major reason for Phase One – to prepare for Phase Two, a thru-hike of the Pacific Crest Trail. As we are currently …

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One Day in Ann Arbor, Michigan

Today was our first “real” day of hiatus! Our first actual day was mostly driving north, but today we hit Michigan and got to spend some quality time in the Ann Arbor region. It is …

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