Author Archives: Hippy

365 Project: Days 18 – 24

I seem to be good for 5 pics a week so far.  I’d like to say that this current week will be better, but I already missed a pic yesterday.  Argh.  Moving on.     For my birthday, my sister … Continue reading

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365 Project: Days 11 – 17

  Looks like I made it 6 days this week – totally failed on Monday.  Not even sure how that happened.   Oh well .. getting better.    I really thought I took this on Monday, but the date/timestamp says … Continue reading

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365 Project: Days 4-10

4) Chilli is 11 1/2 years old and has slowed down considerably in the past few months.  Chilli burned bright for 11 years.  He’s working on retirement now. 5)  We had a meeting at my friend Kate’s house the other … Continue reading

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365 Project: Days 1-3

A couple of years ago, I bought a DSLR camera body on eBay and have been sporadically taking pictures without any real idea how to use my camera, and no real understanding of principles of photography or how to take … Continue reading

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Still learning

For as many years as I’ve been biking, I’ve struggled to keep up. Nick and I started mountain biking together in 2003, and while I picked up quickly on the technical side of the sport, I was slow.  Nick was … Continue reading

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Bread!

A few weeks ago, I made my first loaves of bread. It turned out pretty good, but I thought maybe a bit dense.  It didn’t seem to rise as well as I’d hoped. Today, I tried again.  This time, I substituted white … Continue reading

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What’s in my lunch?

Yesterday I bought my lunch (Fatoosh salad with Feta:  mmmmmmm) because I woke up late, was in a hurry and ran out the door without even thinking about lunch. Today was better, but I was again running late-ish and figured … Continue reading

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What’s in my lunch?

When my schedule allows, I work from home on Wednesdays and Fridays.  Often, I’ll meet the husband for lunch out someplace, but sometimes I just stay home and forage the kitchen and pantry. There’s nothing super exciting in the fridge … Continue reading

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What’s in my lunch?

Yesterday I grabbed a container of yogurt, some granola, an orange and a banana. I ate the yogurt with granola, but not the fruit. Bad. Today, I woke up late, but managed to pull together a salad. The lettuce was … Continue reading

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Craig Lake State Park

Location and access: Michigamme, MI Access via Craig Lake Road (marked as Megellan; Craig Lake State Park sign at intersection) from US-41.  Access is narrow dirt road, but well graded. View Larger Map   Land Owner/Entry Fee: Michigan State Park … Continue reading

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