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Fishing for Strangers

The title is an afterthought to what I think I did. I fished for strangers so I can take photos of them if they agree. Some did. 1,544 more words

Basic Photography

Le Petit Nord linear parc day 1

Beep, beep, time to wake up, it is 6am. It feels like we just went to sleep because we kind of did. We had fun playing on the water slide in the Super 8 in St-Jerome until it closed, then had a bit more food in the room before bed. 512 more words

Friendly People

Friends along the way

Living in a big city, it is easy to forget there are still friendly people in the world. When my tire blew, the kids would have been very unhappy without the friendly liquor store owner letting us hang out in the A/C. 322 more words


State visitor centers

My favorite new rest stops are the state visitor centers. We tend to travel on secondary highways, but when we are on the main roads, the state visitor centers are a nicer stop than the large commercial highway rest areas. 198 more words


Party side or Quiet side?

We pull into Lakeport State Park in Michigan at 8pm on a Thursday and there is a line at the campground checkin. The ranger processes each group quickly, but the people just keep coming. 548 more words


"Hey, look at that!"

Yes, they are talking about our car. It does look a little funny with all the bikes and the roof box. I seem to have more on the outside of my car than the inside, though this is by design. 240 more words


Texas Q rules!

Getting a chance to slip out of Texas during July is a respite from the searing heat and sticky humidity.  Taking a week to see family made sense.   400 more words