For the last couple of days, I’ve been trying to arrange with our J-1 students to go on a boat tour put on by the youth group that has done things with my kids before, but by lunchtime today, I had given up hope and told the leader not to count on any of us.Continue reading
OK, so it’s not the Rose Festival Parade or the Macy’s Parade, but we know how to have parades in Door County. My boss at Door County North (where I work in the Visitor Center) wanted to advertise the things the Ellison Bay Beautification Project has been doing in downtown Ellison Bay, particularly the new butterfly mural on one of the buildings. So she organized a butterfly float for the Fall Fest Parade in Sister Bay this last weekend and someone caught it on video. My boss, Mickie, is the leading butterfly… Continue reading
As of today, Mark and I have had nine years of wedded bliss, more or less. I had the day off work, and he got home from work earlier than usual so we could celebrate. Continue reading
I was too tired to write last night after I finished processing all the pictures I took during the day, so I’m catching you up now.
After four years of moving around, we have finally learned that we need to make our first day a shorter drive than any of the others. This is because there is always more to do to get going than we anticipate, and because we stop on our way to load up with paper plates, plastic ware and easy food for the trip. We have to put everything on our counters (both bathroom and kitchen) into the sinks so it won’t fall on the floor while we are on the road. Thus, the need for paper plates! Continue reading
This morning we went to the Friends church in Sturgeon Bay that we had gone to whenever we had a chance last summer. This is the church where The Old Rugged Cross was first performed at a revival meeting. They have a monument to that effect beside the church building. Continue reading
We have been so excited all day as we’ve headed “home”. In fact, when we crossed into Door County we broke out into a gusty rendition of Mozart’s “Hallelujah Chorus”! Continue reading