Fast Forward, October 1997

Our family returned to Michigan in June 1997, settled into our home in Boyne City, Michigan, and proceeded to reopen the Yogurt Shoppe for the summer season to generate some income. School placement, long-term employment and relocation were all being considered as we...

Launch Day

October 4, 1996, was the official day our adventure began. Last-minute preparations were put in place. Excitement ran rampant and spirits soared. We removed a captain’s chair and replaced it with a cabinet that would house our desktop computer and purchased a...

You Got to Dream Big

Who has never dreamed of an extended journey with family, friends, or someone they love? Stepping out of the routine, taking off for a month or two, or nine, exploring a state or a country, hiking a major trail, canoeing or sailing a waterway — these kinds of...