From Missoula, MT

We woke up this morning to a bright, blue sky.  What a beautiful way to start the day!  Mark checked the weather report online and discovered that even if we had taken the southern route, we would have run into snow storms.  What’s more, we got out of Wisconsin before this storm was expected to drop three inches of snow there! Continue reading

From Mandan, ND

There were two very good reasons why Mark chose to go the northern route across the country this time:  1) We were leaving Wisconsin five days later than we had hoped and this is the shorter, more direct route, and 2) in looking ahead at the weather report across the country for this week, it showed rain but no snow.

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Autumn

I’m not exactly sure which season I like best, but right at the moment, fall is my favorite.  People come to the peninsula in October to observe the autumn colors.  I have been driving around with my camera for the last week or so in case there’s something I want to shoot, and I’ve been glad to have my camera along many times. Continue reading

A few new pics

I was talking with my mother on the phone this morning and told her I had gotten some pictures of a storm we had here last week.  She said she would like me to post them on my blog so she could see them.  I also took a few pictures last night when Mark and I had a bonfire in our back yard with some more of the tree limbs and things we’ve been trying to get rid of this summer. Continue reading