RLT: MI & Back – Leg 3

RLT: MI & Back – Leg 3

Friday August 3rd We got up really late then had coffee with the host.  Turns out we grew up in the same part of the country, talked about kids, work, good conversation about this that and the other.    Left really really late!  Like 10:15.  Good thing we racked up some miles yesterday ;-). Starting...

RLT: MI & Back – Leg 2

RLT: MI & Back – Leg 2

Thursday August 2nd Morning started out with heavy low-lying clouds.  I overheard the host talking with her husband about ‘calling for heavy rain all day’, shoot! We got down the road an hour or so before the rain started.  Climbing up that first ridge it was just overcast with a few drops, second a...

RLT: MI & Back – Leg 1

RLT: MI & Back – Leg 1

Wednesday August 1st Well, by the time we got packed and ready it was 7… not too bad, only 2 hours late πŸ˜‰ Hot (88 deg) muggy day… First impressions? Can definitely feel the extra weight. It’s not awkward or unwieldy so much as ‘just there’. I suppose that’s kind of the definition of...

DIY Saw Mill

DIY Saw Mill

Choices choices choices… In order to build anything with timbers you have to have timbers. Funny to write that out, of course you do but… it’s really not all that easy. This isn’t something commonly done – which means you can’t go to your average ‘big box’ store and pick from a selection of...