Monthly Archives: February 2012

Got Dodge

I got a spot at Governor Dodge State Park. Not for Memorial Day, as I had intended, but for August. And it wasn’t easy. For three hours last Saturday, I pored over maps, read reviews, studied pictures of each site … Continue reading

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No dice for Dodge

Here’s an important tip for Bucket List makers: It’s not enough to put it on your calendar. If you’re headed to a popular spot, you have to make a reservation. Easy enough, but when it comes to reserving a campsite … Continue reading

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Countdown to the plunge

I’m about two weeks away from doing one of the most ridiculous things I’ve ever done: jumping into the freezing waters of Lake Michigan. I love adventurous things, but even this is pushing it for me. I’m that person who … Continue reading

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Snow go

I had scheduled my first bucket list adventure – snowshoeing at Wyalusing – for this weekend, thinking for sure by mid-February there would be plenty of snow on the ground for it. I should have known the only predictable thing … Continue reading

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Weathered Out Doggies

Looks like the dog sledding I scheduled for February 11 is a scratch due to lack of snow.  Tends to work that way for me, I need a green field for a shot, we get an unusually late spring snow, … Continue reading

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