The Dock is Launched!

May 10, 2019. Who "launches" a dock? Yoopers do! Most personal docks in the far north can't withstand crushing ice, so our docks are pulled out of the water in fall and returned to the water in spring. Our dock is 64 feet long and 7 feet wide. Jeff built it on the frame of … Continue reading The Dock is Launched!

From Navy Captain to Yooper Girl

December 20, 2017. I'm about to purchase a rough and undeveloped patch of land on the waterfront of Huron Bay in Michigan's Upper Peninsula (U.P.). It's so rough that we can barely walk through it...lumpy and wet and thick with underbrush and fallen branches and rotting logs. Jeff is my partner in this adventure and … Continue reading From Navy Captain to Yooper Girl