Fall Colors

I live for fall colors. Something about the muted browns, fiery reds and oranges, in contrast with blue and gray skies, makes me feel the most alive.

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Traverse City State Hospital

Just a few snaps from my recent visit to Grand Traverse Commons, formerly known as the Traverse City State Hospital.

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15th Annual Michigan Lavender Festival

last weekend started out ROUGH. i got up early to work at a craft show and it didn’t go all that well, and came home to some stuff that was totally harshing my mellow and that made me want to crawl into bed and never leave. the last thing i wanted to do was to […]

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Elk Brewing

Ever since picking up the Brewsader passport from Experience Grand Rapids, I’ve made it a point to pick out breweries from within the pages to try new drinks and food. Last weekend, my friend Kristen and I went to Elk Brewing in Comstock Park to grab a bite and a brew.

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Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend in Michigan is a big deal. Pools and parks are opening, campgrounds are booked solid, and the traffic is a nightmare if you’re heading north. Which is exactly what we did mid-morning.

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Grand Haven Gray

it was a beautiful day last Friday, but it turned out to be a windy and cold gray day at the beach in Grand Haven. The last of winter was clinging on to it’s last chance to make a statement, but luckily it wasn’t too cold to check out the pier and watch the waves.

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