Assateague National Seashore, Maryland, U.S. If there is a theme to the places we go, it's water. Lakes, ponds, rivers, streams, creeks, and most of all, the sea.

Farm Life

Wrights Farm, New York, U.S. We head down the Erie canal, out of upstate New York, past the city and down to the coast.

Baseball Diamonds

Cooperstown, New York, U.S. Hunting for Herkimer Diamonds and a trip to the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Fort Klock

St Johnsville, New York, U.S. An epic tour of Fort Klock, a fortified homestead in the Mohawk Valley.

Niagara Fails

Niagara Falls, New York, U.S. The Jeep breaks down at the border, and we spend some extra time in Niagara.


Long Point Provincial Park, Canada Enjoying the Canada sunshine on the shores of Lake Erie.

Greenfield Village

Greenfield Village, Michigan, U.S. Exploring American history through the eyes of Henry Ford.

Drive My Car

Harrisville State Park, Michigan, U.S. Heading south, taking our time, enjoying the drive.

Copper Harbor

Copper Harbor, Michigan, U.S. Our final stop in the Keweenaw Peninsula, Copper Harbor is one of those places that seems to exist outside of time.

Stop Breaking Down

McClain State Park, Michigan, U.S. We get by with a little help from new friends.

Ready to Start

Washburn, Wisconsin, U.S. If you're not excited about where you're going, you're going the wrong way.

Everyday It’s 1984

Washburn, Wisconsin, U.S. I want my kids to grow up the way we did in 1984. When no one had phones, playgrounds were made of metal, and kids could spend all day on their own.

Little Girl’s Point

Little Girl Point, Michigan, U.S. Tent camping, mud bathing, and agate hunting on the bluffs of Lake Superior


Washburn, Wisconsin, U.S. Building shelves, making coffee on the beach, and picking cherries

Second Spring

Washburn, Wisconsin, U.S. Heading north rewinds the seasons, giving us a second round of wildflowers and warblers.

Going Up North

Washburn, Wisconsin, U.S. Eight days of travel. 1508 miles from the shores of St George Island to the shores of Lake Superior.

Goodbye Florida

St George Island State Park, Florida, U.S. Wrapping up our time on Florida with a few more days on St. George Island.

Bus Work and Baseball

Big Lagoon State Park, Florida, U.S. The birds are already on their way, It's nearly time for us to do the same, but there's still a lot of work to do.

Water Under The Bridge

Apalachicola, Florida, U.S. The world never stops changing, but it changes unevenly, in fits and spurts, here and there, even, it seems, on the lost coast.

The Lost Coast

St George Island State Park, Florida, U.S. Empty beaches, stinging marine life, and plenty of paddleboarding out at the edge of the continent.

St. Andrews

St. Andrews State Park, Florida, U.S. Civilization has never been my strong suit, but it does have groceries, barbers, and laundry, and sometimes those are good to have.

Gone Fishin’

Gulf Islands National Seashore, Florida, U.S. The osprey is a consummate fisherman, always ready, always hovering, always fishing.

Renaissance Fair

Big Lagoon State Park, Florida, U.S. Spending some time in the past at the Gulf Coast Renaissance Fair, Pirate Festival, Wild West Roundup, and Historical Festival.


Gulf Islands National Seashore, Florida, U.S. I used to have a t-shirt that read "life's too short to drive boring cars". The shirt died a greasy, oily mess, but I still support the sentiment.