9/11. There’s no explanation needed after those three numbers. Mention them and you will evoke stories of what people remember from that day and even years following. On that day, what really mattered? Family and friends. Continue reading And the greatest is love.
“We just don’t recognize life’s most significant moments while they’re happening. Back then I thought, ‘Well, there’ll be other days.’ I didn’t realize that that was the only day.” Continue reading Field of Dreams – Dyersville, Iowa
A few years ago, one of my dear friends moved to Indianapolis, Indiana. Finally, another girlfriend and I were able to make the super short trip to visit her. We only had 1 day, but we made those 24 hours count! Continue reading Indianapolis, Indiana
I had been talking about road trippin’ to my home state’s Upper Peninsula for years. Finally, this summer, I made the decision, come hell or high water, I was going to make it happen. Lucky for me, I also had a few others interested so we made it a girls trip, complete with my mother-in-law, sister-in-law, and two of my nieces. I already knew what I wanted to see, but the biggest question was, where would we stay?! Continue reading St. Ignace, Michigan
The last stop of my first visit to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula was a show stopper. I didn’t know much about Tahquamenon Falls, but my husband kept mentioning it so I figured if he thought I needed to see it, it must be worth the trip. First things first, you should know there are two sets of waterfalls: the Lower Falls and the Upper Falls. You must go to both. Continue reading Tahquamenon Falls
Sandstone cliffs, waterfalls, and beaches are just a few of the reasons why Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore was high on my bucket list for years! When I finally laid eyes on the gorgeous shoreline, my expectations were beyond exceeded. Continue reading Picture Rocks National Lakeshore
Calling all waterfall lovers – this post is for you! In my recent trip to the Upper Peninsula, my main bucket list destination was Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. When we arrived in Munising, all the cruises had been canceled for the day due to high winds except for the very last cruise. We booked the last cruise, hoped for the best, and started to figure out what to do with the rest of the day while we waited for the call to be made about the final cruise. To my extreme delight, the entire area has waterfalls in close proximity, each different, each beautiful. Continue reading Munising, Michigan