Took Aurora camping at Itasca State Park this past weekend. Really enjoyed walking in the water and collecting rocks. Spent the weekend camping at a local state park. 3 mile walk, 34 bird species and a great workout for a grandson. Also found our first spring wildflowers. Tina and I are finally home. In the course of the last week, we experienced 85 degree temps in Orlando and 45 degree night temps in Indiana. Thursday, we drove a long 600+ mile day, itching to sleep in our home bed after 6 weeks in the camper. Traveling north, we... We got back from a wonderful week in California and Nevada. Wine tasting in Napa, Stage 2 finish of the Tour of California in Sacramento and a couple of days in Vegas were the reasons for the trip, and there were several additions that made the trip magical. I was... Hope everyone had a wonderful and joyous holiday season and a great New Years weekend. Tina and I grabbed a last minute flight to join some friends for a dive trip in Cozumel. Several of the days were spent watching our first real Mexican winter storm…... Zander and I saw a new plane on the lake today… A single prop without the traditional pontoons. A nice way to get to the office and back to the lake in the evening.