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I have many good memories of visiting Tahquamenon Falls, located in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. I remember racing my dad up and down the wooden steps and then being mesmerized by the power of the falls. We visited when I was kid and again as a teenager. This was my first trip back since the mid-1990s. Tahquamenon Falls actually consists of an upper falls and lower falls, both housed within the… Read More

I’m back home in Wisconsin now. My dad passed away after a brief illness. After tending to things at my parents’ house, I decided to take the “long” way back to Wisconsin from Indiana. North to Interstate 75, across the Mackinac Bridge, west through the Upper Peninsula, and down to Wisconsin. This was my dad’s favorite drive–especially the Mackinac Bridge. I think he would be proud. I spent the night in St…. Read More