From C.L. Shore’s Blog:

The ones that got away?
Posted January 18th, 2017

I’ve always been fascinated by islands, and lighthouses go along with that territory. On a recent trip to Door County (the “thumb” of Wisconsin), I visited the Maritime Museum in Sturgeon Bay on a blustery autumn day. My favorite exhibit was one devoted to lighthouses of the peninsula; those on the mainland, and those on Read the Rest…

Late autumn journey: Wisconsin Coffee Shops Part 2
Posted December 27th, 2016

Any tour of Door County Coffee Shops wouldn’t be complete without a stop at the Door County Coffee and Tea Company. It’s a cheerful tearoom right on the main highway in the tiny village of Carlsville, between Sturgeon Bay and Egg Harbor. The Company serves hearty coffees and dainty teas in addition to offering a Read the Rest…

Late autumn journey: Wisconsin coffee shops
Posted December 26th, 2016

I thought it would be an interesting adventure to take a late autumn journey to one of my favorite summer vacation spots. I imagined the little villages of Door County Wisconsin would be almost deserted in late fall. I was wrong, there were throngs of visitors. Retired folks and families with young children filled the Read the Rest…

Cafe du Monde
Posted September 27th, 2016

Cafe du Monde is undoubtedly one of the world’s most iconic coffee shops. Yes, it’s a coffee and doughnut place – but both the coffee and doughnuts (beignets, really) are out of this world! Well worth a hike in the steamy morning New Orleans humidity. The coffee has a little chicory ground up with the Read the Rest…

Grand Traverse Pie Company
Posted September 11th, 2016

Yes, Grand Traverse is a pie company. But, it is also a coffee shop. And a darn good coffee shop. My husband and I stumbled on this cafe on a trip from Indianapolis to points west. It’s near the downtown area of Terre Haute and the ISU campus. The last time we visited (Labor Day) Read the Rest…

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