Category Archives: Michigan

Dealing With the Unknown of COVID-19, March-April 2020

While we were in Key West we did not have any television coverage. As a result our only real source of news was Facebook and links to online news articles. We saw some things about the Coronavirus, but it was … Continue reading

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Friends, Family, Doctors, Awards, and Weddings – May 2019

Our first stop in Michigan was the Woodchip Campground. This is our “go to” campground for the Grand Rapids area. It’s like an outdoor oasis in the middle of a suburban area. Whenever we are in the area we try … Continue reading

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Major Surgery as a Full-time RVer, 2018

One of the concerns that have been expressed by many full-time RVers in their blogs and on Facebook is medical treatment. That is one of the reasons that I wanted to write this post. Also many of my friends have … Continue reading

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Back to Michigan, 2018 – The Fun Part

We like to return to Michigan for the summer. Our first stop after leaving the Chicago area was one our favorite stops, Woodchip Campground in Byron Center, just south of Grand Rapids. Woodchip is like an oasis in the city. … Continue reading

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Spending Times with Family and Friends and the RV/MH Hall of Fame

After we returned from Germany we were ready to head towards North Carolina for our Camp Host assignment at the Falls Lake State Recreation Area near Raleigh. First, we traveled to our “go to” RV park in the Grand Rapids … Continue reading

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A Michigan Summer, Part Two – August 2017

After our trip to Mackinac Island, we returned to the family cottage on Rifle Lake. While Dave and Elisabeth enjoyed the day with the twins, Pat and I drove to Detroit Wayne County Airport to pick up our other granddaughter, … Continue reading

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A Michigan Summer, Part One – June/July 2017

As I mentioned in an earlier post we have now camped in all of the fifty states. We are often asked what is our favorite place. We don’t have a favorite place, but I think we would both consider Michigan … Continue reading

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Tampa and Home for Christmas, 2016

Tampa has a lot of good things going for it as a place to stay in December. It’s warmer than North Carolina (which we left the end of October). Our niece, Robin, and her two kids live here. The RV … Continue reading

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Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park, September 2016

This was out third trip to Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park but it was different from our past trips.  This time we were meeting Pat’s brother and sister and their families.  Where normally we would be out on the hiking … Continue reading

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Family Reunion and Heading South – September 2015

Summer is our prime time for seeing family and friends from Michigan. Pat’s brother, Geri, had been talking about having a Smith Family Reunion for quite awhile and decided this was the year to do it. He was building a … Continue reading

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