Childhood Reflections of Michigan’s Mackinac Bridge

Michigan's Mackinac Bridge

Completed in 1957, the Mackinac Bridge is 5 miles long, and is currently the world’s fifth largest suspension bridge. Read on…

The Inner Call of my Pure Michigan Roots

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

While we love traveling the world, there is no place that simply feels like home then when we’re staring at Lake Michigan from atop a 500′ bluff.

Childhood Travel Memories: Tapping Maple Trees in Michigan

Tapping Maple Trees

Musings of early-spring travels to my grandfather’s house to help collect sap from his massive maple trees. Read on…

Nostalgic Sunset Memories on Michigan’s Torch Lake

Pure Michigan Torch Lake Sunset

…the smell of the campfire, the laughter of my granddaughter, and the tears on my wife’s face as she’s moved to Josh’s tender rendition of Cohen’s Hallelujah…

The Romance of America’s Covered Bridges

Pierce Stocking Covered Bridge

Movies are made about them, books written about them, and tourists will go out of their way to visit them. Read more…

The Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

Voted as America’s most beautiful place, these ancient 450′ sand dunes stir the soul with their stunning beauty. Read more…