A True Vacation

You know the background here: after two weeks in New York, we turned south to Virginia to wait on a couple of doctors—which’ll determine where we’re going next—and this change of plans meant we had no camping reservations for the summer. We were in a pickle. When my good friend Mary Margaret offered us her […]

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Down the Cassiar Highway

We’re heading south through far-western Canada along the Cassiar Highway, a relatively new road (1970s) that connects the Alaska Highway to British Columbia.  There are a few small First Nations villages on either side, and that’s it.   The Cassiar The highway runs through the Cassiar, the Coast, and the Skeena mountain ranges, in a southward river […]

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Solitude at Moose Lake

We wanted a longer break from civilization, and we got one, involuntarily. But still welcome!  Moose Lake is in northern Wisconsin, actually in the same National Forest camping area we stayed in last year at Black Lake.  They’re both small, no hook-ups camping loops on lakes dyed with tannin from the surrounding deep forest.  Which is wonderful. […]

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