June 2018 Badlands and Beyond, Part I

June 1, 2018 -  Phil and I are very fortunate to have careers that give us a lot of time to travel.  Having made reservations at campgrounds in the Black Hills, Yellowstone, Glacier National Park and Banff, Canada back in January, we climbed aboard our classic 1992 Vandura Conversion van and headed west.  All of…

The Big Picture

"I am the Lorax, I speak for the trees. I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues, and I'm asking you, sir, at the top of my lungs!"  -Dr. Seuss. Has anyone, besides me, noticed how forests in southern, lower Michigan, are fast becoming a scarcity?  Some farmers have been cutting down…