Butterflies and "Up North"

The boys cavort at the MSU butterfly house.

Checking out a caterpillar (can you see it?)

"Come heaw Misto Buddo-fly."

Benny the Monarch.

Jonny the Monarch.

Jonny the Zebra Butterfly.

Benny the Zebra.

Jonathan cavorts at the Children's Garden

Ben poses with one of his fine ovine friends.

Jonny wonders how to get this sheep moving.

Jonny the Engineer gets hijacked by Benny the Bandit.

The boys discuss who will get to be the Conductor.

The chase is on!


Benny, Jonny, and a Yorkie named Maxie.

"Hi, wittle doggie!"

The boys visit Tahquamenon Falls--lots
of water in April, but still very cold.

Benny loves the Upper Falls.

Ben gets up close and personal with Lake Superior.

Stopping by The Antlers in Sault Ste. Marie.

Benny blends in.

The boys dress up like, and eat, venison.

Seeing the Mackinac Bridge=meh.
Playing with the telescope=fun galore!

Jonny enjoys the view too.

Hartwick Pines State Park.

Jonny checks out the old growth forest.

Benny does his best white pine impression.