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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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Lesson: Video Editing from the Road

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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Lesson: Persistence pays off.

Prior to leaving for the hiatus, we took several trips in order to prepare and figure out what problems we may have with the rig. We knew from the get go that we were having …

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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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Lesson: Editing Our First Video for Youtube

When I first told my students about our hiatus, the first thing they said was “no…don’t go!” and the SECOND was “are you going to have a Youtube channel?” So we’ve been meaning to start …

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Lesson: Getting the Most from Our Osprey Packs

As we have paired down all our belongings to the essentials, we’ve been taking stock and ensuring the quality of the items that we’ll need over the various phases of our three year journey. One …

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Blogs versus Lessons

Greetings friends, A while back while working on our Karmann Ghia, my friend Josh Skelton suggested that rather than calling our blog a blog, we should call them lessons.   We have been pondering the …

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