Leave it to Beaver Island!

Next we headed to  BEAVER ISLAND... America's Emerald Isle. It was a long trip, but it was well worth it!! Check out that clear water!! We got to Beaver Island and checked out the surrounding area.  I found out from Discover Beaver Island that... the Island is about 13 miles long and 6 miles wide, about …

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One Fish, Two Fish, Fish Creek

Our next port was one of my favorites, Fish Creek in Door County! We docked at Alibi Dock for one night and the town dock for the other night that we were at Fish Creek. While we were there, Mia Kitty hid out from us under the couch in the soda storage (see pictures below) …

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Top Gun Sturgeon

We got into Sturgeon Bay on a rainy evening, and headed straight to the Sturgeon Bay Yacht Club for dinner, where Jennifer was our wonderful server!  I had a delicious chowder and white fish for dinner.  We woke up the next morning, the clouds were gone and the sun was shining, Jack Jack was the …

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Our next Port was Kewaunee.  We only stayed for a long afternoon, but it was a fun one!  First up, we went to tour the Tug Ludington. While there, a Coast Guard Patrol Boat was in-port.  I got to talk to the Coast Guard folks for a little while about the Patrol Boat and found …

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Sheboygan or Cheboygan??

Sheboygan or Cheboygan??  I was confused too, I thought that there was only one, but apparently, if you are in Wisconsin, you are in Sheboygan (emphasis on the SH) and if you are in Michigan, you are in Cheboygan (emphasis on the CH).  Pronounced almost the same way... just the beginning is a bit different! Below …

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Swan Lake & Racine

A few days before we left on the boat trip, the Contractor, my In-Laws and I visited Aunt Gail at her home on Swan Lake in Burlington, WI.   While we visited, the Contractor worked on Aunt Gail's deck on Swan Lake, which was in need of a new board and a new connection piece. …

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The Windy City

Made it to our first destination, Chicago!  We met some family at Maggiano's and had the best time, eating and telling stories of our road trip!!  It was so much fun visiting with Jennifer and Carl! We left Maggiano's and headed to the Contractor's hometown of, Wonder Lake, Illinois.  It is simply breathtakingly beautiful here, …

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Willert Wanderlust 2019

It's that time of year again ~ Willert Wanderlust 2019!  The Contractor, Jack Jack and I are on our yearly Summer Trip!  We took off from our house on July 15 and headed to St. Petersburg to visit friends and family.  From there we headed to Orlando to visit another one of our best friends. …

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This past Sunday, the Contractor, Diane, Jim and I went to the 33rd Annual Oktoberfest at the German-American Social Club of Cape Coral, Florida and had the most FANTASTIC time!! Every year in October, the club organizes Munich in Cape Coral. The Cape Coral Oktoberfest is the largest party of the year in the community! It …

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