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Mackinac Island, Michigan 2016

Travel has always been another love of mine and recently I had the pleasure of revisiting a gem of the Great Lakes; Mackinac Island, Michigan. It is an adorable island boasting a car-free lifestyle with gorgeous homes, hundreds of years of history, and charming hotels (including a very Grand one). 169 more words

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A lot can happen in 48 hours...

Just ask Las Vegas.

Oh, nothing so drastic is happening in my life, I assure you. But I have managed to (almost blindly) stumble onto a writing competition, write a short story inside of 48 hours, and submit it for judgment. 259 more words


Hiking at Pictured Rocks

So far for this summer I hadn’t made a trip up north to enjoy the beautiful weather, and well, yesterday I decided that had to change. 1,204 more words


First Post

Here is where I begin. Every online journal needs a first post and here is mine, in case any of my fellow internet users somehow stumble across this site. 1,944 more words


Traverse City and Sleeping Bear Dunes

This past Spring, I pretty casually decided to sign up for a half-marathon (if you read this post you know that didn’t turn out exactly as planned…)  I didn’t have any particular race in mind, so I took a look at all the upcoming halfs in Michigan to see if any stood out to me. 1,056 more words


Art on the Rocks, July 30 & 31, Marquette, MI

I made a trial run of my booth setup yesterday. I hadn’t set up my tent in a couple of years and I needed to make sure it was still in good shape -plus I needed to remember how to do it! 46 more words


2nd United States Artillery, Batteries B and L

The 2nd United States Artillery Battery B & L served as members of Robertson’s Brigade of the  Army of the Potomac’s Cavalry Corps. The regiment is honored by two monuments. 151 more words