We have not enjoyed the process of collecting various wooden blocks to serve as “Jack Pads” for our 41,260-pound coach. We had various versions and we have explored the possibility of purchasing many different conventional plastic/rubber jack pads. While searching, I stumbled across a SnapPad advertisement about a year ago […]

SnapPad Jack Pads ~ A better solution?


We departed Aune-Osborn for the short drive to the Lakeshore Park in St Ignace, Michigan. The Lakeshore campground is located on the northern shore of Lake Michigan, about a mile west of the Mackinac Bridge.  We had a $35.00 per night, pull-in site with full hookups and a view of […]

Lakeshore Park Campground ~ St Ignace, Michigan


We arrived at Sault St Marie, Michigan a little later than planned due to our “door” experience. We are members of the Arcadia, Florida ELKS lodge, and in May we contacted the Elks Lodge in Sault St Marie about utilizing their camping area along the waters of the St Mary’s […]

Aune-Osborn Campground ~ Sault Ste Marie, Michigan



From Lake Fanny Hooe we headed south to the town of Marquette and stayed at the city operated Marquette Tourist Park Campground arriving on the 1st of August and departing on the 4th. It was a satisfactory campsite and at $35 a night for 50 amp full hookup, it was […]

Marquette Tourist Park Campground ~ Marquette, Michigan


So today, 4 August, while driving east out of Marquette, Michigan on Route 28, (Coordinates 46°26’08.4″N 86°49’19.4″W) the wind was gusting fairly strong out of the north across the Gitche Gumee, often putting a heavy spray of water onto Route 28. The gusts were maybe 40-50 mph and we were […]

Our Door and the Wind


From Stannard Township Park we drove north on to the Keweenaw Peninsula to the northern town of Copper Harbor and the Lake Fanny Hooe Campground. The area was green and the weather was relatively cool for July. As one would expect the area does get a great deal of snow […]

Lake Fanny Hooe Resort and Campground ~ Copper Harbor, Michigan