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Jun 11, 2016 - What are you doing to those goats?

Going to see the Roofing of the Goats Parade in Sister Bay. This is one of those things that one needs to go see. Not because it fills a void in the heart, but because one wants to know - "What the heck is a "Roofing of the Goats" parade? Well, there is a restaurant downtown that has a sod roof. When the grass is long enough, anyone with a goat can march the goat down the main street and carry it up onto the roof. Any excuse for a parade in a small tourist town like Sister Bay. We got into the spirit. We bought a sticker that gets placed in...

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Jun 10, 2016 - Washington Island

Today we went to the top of the Door County peninsula here and then took a ferry to Washington Island. We took our bikes and cycled around for 5 hours stopping here and there to eat, shop, browse a farm museum, and eat some more. It was thoroughly pleasant riding in the cool sunny breeze for the 14 mile ride. It is a slow day, and since the only way to get your car onto the island is on the little ferry, there just aren't that many cars. Also, since the island is only 6 miles by 6 miles, the cars that are here aren't in much of a hurry. A...

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Jun 9, 2016 - Great White North - Here we come

On our way to Door County Wisconsin, we are stopping off in Green Bay to have lunch with Kim & Jim Frisk. We had a very nice lunch with them and got to see their home and Kim's quilting studio. Their kids are the same ages as ours so we had lots of fun comparing notes on their progress. Drive to Ellison Bay in Door County Wisconsin.

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Sep 4, 2014 - Bye Bye Door

This will be out last update from the Door Peninsula. We both agree, this is one of our favorite places we have visited in our six years on the road. We are planning a trip back for at least a month or two in the future. It is such a relaxing and beautiful area, we enjoyed every minute of our stay. It is a vacation destination truly “like nowhere else.” With more than 300 miles of spectacular shoreline and five majestic state parks. We saved some of those state parks for our next visit. We also saved a few of the lighthouses for or next...

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Aug 29, 2014 - Really Short Move

This is a quick update to let everyone know we made a short move today, only about 15 miles. We are in a nicely wooded park in Ellison Bay, WI. We will be here for about a week. The Wi-FI is way slower here, I will have to load the rest of the photos later. Thank goodness they have cable with a lot of channels, there are so many trees in the park, we can't get a satellite signal. It rained all night and it was still pouring this morning. Lake Michigan looks like it has white caps on it and waves like the ocean. Jerry got soaked hooking up...

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Jun 21, 2014 - SPECIAL UPDATE: Savory Spoon Cooking School

We had a very fun filled evening last night with Cal & Yvonne attending the Savory Spoon Cooking School just up the road from the campground in Ellison Bay. "The Savory Spoon Cooking School is a member of the International Association of Culinary Professionals, and is a seasonal school open from June through October each year. We welcome you to come have fun in our kitchen, whether you are planning a special event or just need to learn the basics. Expand you repertoire of techniques and recipes in our exciting hands on classes. Take your...

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Jun 12, 2014 - UPDATES: Ellison Bay, WI

UPDATE Sunday July 6: Photos from trip to Baileys Harbor and The Cana Island Light. Located just north of Baileys Harbor in Door County, Wisconsin, United States. Currently used as an active navigational aid under the jurisdiction of the United States Coast Guard and a museum, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976, as reference #76000201. This lighthouse, along with the Baileys Harbor Range Lights, was built to replace the Baileys Harbor Lighthouse in 1869, and was first lit in 1870. Cana Light History. UPDATE:...

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Jun 17, 2012 - Door County

The next 5 nights were spent at a wonderful RV park called Hy-Land Court. Would highly recommend it. Almost nobody there, as we found out that the tourist season up here doesn't even start until after July 4th. Our summer in Georgia is almost half over by then!!! Also found out that we could have done the entire Door County thing in no more than 3 nights. There are 4 or 5 neat little seaside towns with a few nice restaurants and shops. But that's it. It was nice to visit there once, but that is it. No reason to go back. They also have a...

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