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Aug 26, 2014 - Door County Lighthouses

We visited two awesome lighthouses today, and got distance pictures of one more. It was on private property and can not be visited up close like we did the first two. We also bought our Lighthouse Passport book and got it stamped at two of the lighthouses, so cool! I never knew they had such a thing until one of our dear readers wrote and told us about them. When you buy the book for $14, it also makes you a member of the United States Lighthouse Society. You visit their site at www.uslhs.org to sign up. If you visit lighthouses that are...

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Jul 1, 2006 - Burning Rubber Across The Mid West

Tuesday night we decided to try camping in a small national park forest just outside Chicago. It was very dark by the time we arrived and as we pulled off the highway into the park, the fog descended on us. It was like dickensian London - we couldn't see a thing except dozens of glowing racoon eyes leering out at us from the dark. Add some owl hooting and the distant rumble of a night cargo train somewhere in the darkness and it made for a classically spooky experience (Rocky Horror Show). We were rewarded for our efforts though - once we'd...

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