Springtime at Canyon Falls by L'anse, MI

Springtime at Canyon Falls by L'anse, MI

Sunday, June 12, 2011

Off for Vacation!!!!!!!!!

Today, we are leaving for vacation...we will be gone about 2 1/2 weeks, so unless I turn up on "The Retirement Chronicles" blog, I will not be blogging for that period of time. I am so excited to meet a few of my blogger buddies...I am looking forward to looking around the great picture taking spots of Marquette (Cait, I am finally coming to Marquette and you won't be there :-(....) We are also going to be visiting the Locks for Engineer's day. Two of my besties are coming up for a few days and going to Engineer's day with us...we are going to have an awesome vacation this year...i just know it!!!

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

5 days to go

yes, 5 days....5 days to a beautiful Lake Superior sunset, Monday night you will find me and my lawn chair on the beach, enjoying the beautiful sun as it slips behind Lake Superior! We don't have a huge itinerary, but we are going to meet my blogger buddy Joan in Marquette, check out my other blogger buddy Cathy's campground, visit the Locks for Engineer's Day, Take a cruise to the Pictured Rocks, and hopefully visit Taqhemenon Falls!

Sunday, June 5, 2011


Today, my favorite sister in law graduates high school. She is the youngest of 5 siblings, being born 6 years after her next in line sister. She has really struggled the last year and a half to get to where she is today. She isn't usually so persistent and dedicated, normally she will give up when the going gets tough. In this case, she muddled through, she is graduating, not with a diploma, but with a certificate of completion...but she is graduating, on time, and with her class! I am so proud of her, I have known her since she was about 4 or 5, and have been married to her brother for the last 7 years. I have seen her struggle and triumph over a school that chooses to put their students down rather than build them up. I am so proud of her, proud of the woman she has become. I am proud to call her my sister, not just my sister in law! You go Amy, You did it!!!!!!! You proved to yourself that you can!!!! now go take the world by it's horns and live life to the fullest!!!! I love you sissy!!!!