Posts tagged "Michigan Vacation"

Up North, in Michigan's Wild Kingdom

Up North, in Michigan's Wild Kingdom
“Mom!” Yells 11 year old Zoe, all excited. “What?” I ask. “A brown ferret or weasel run across our beach!” she squeals. Cool, I think at first, then I worry that it may be someone’s pet that’s escaped or lost. Seeing as the day before, Zoe was running to the dock and heard panting next... Read more »

Michigan Wildlife

Michigan Wildlife
Maybe it’s that a hot day up north was 85 degrees & at night its 75, while Chicago was sweltering with 95+ even at 9pm. Maybe it’s the amazing lakes, the trees, the cherries and the wildlife. Perhaps it’s just the get-away of all get-aways for my family- lazing on beaches, searching for rocks, swimming... Read more »

Bar Lake, MI- A Hidden Gem

Bar Lake, MI- A Hidden Gem
I was sitting in our cabin Up North in Michigan, perusing the handy box the owners keep full of flyers and maps for places to go. This day, we’re heading to Sleeping Bear Dunes but will have plenty of time to kill before the drive-in movie (I know, when was the last time you went to one... Read more »
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A Petoskey State of Mind

I promise, I will not use my science background to bore you too much, nor lecture on random facts, but, well, this summer I discovered a strange and amazing facet of northern Michigan. The beaches on Lake Michigan are sparsely littered with fossils of sea shells and most notably- these six sided corals called Petoskey Stones. They’re even... Read more »