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More images captured over the weekend, checking out Jay Cooke State Park, exploring the woods around Barb and Mike’s cabin, and watching rapid weather swings…

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Sometimes, if you venture deep enough into the trees, you just might stumble upon a stone fireplace in a clearing.

We did.

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(Full disclosure: It wasn’t exactly a surprise, as we knew what we were looking for, having visited it in the past, but it always seems to be farther away than anticipated.)

It was brilliant fun bushwhacking off trail, dodging branches, picking routes, and (re)discovering the long-abandoned remnants of a burned out cabin with an intriguing assortment of metal scraps lying about. The site was so old, the stone outlines of the structure were difficult to discern and trees had grown up through the frame of a bed.

Don’t let the picture fool you. The stone fireplace shown is not from the cabin remains we explored. It’s at the site of a former girl’s camp on Bluewater Lake.

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Written by johnwhays

October 23, 2018 at 6:00 am

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  1. Great photos, especially the last one! 😀 I miss you all! Looks like a great time.

    elysa

    October 24, 2018 at 8:50 pm

    • It was! You would have enjoyed it. Of course, all the kids get talked about when we two parent couples get together, you know.
      Thanks for having been in marching band in high school!

      johnwhays

      October 24, 2018 at 8:59 pm

  2. So wonderful to spend the weekend with you both! Wonderful photos 😀😀

    Barb

    October 23, 2018 at 9:26 pm


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