13 Nov 2015

Fear Friday: Go to a Writer’s Conference

Hey folks, I’m starting something new on this blog today: Fear Friday! The idea is that each week (or so) I’ll do something I’m a little bit afraid of (or a lot bit afraid of) and I’ll write about it. And seeing as I’m pretty much afraid of EVERYTHING, I’m thinking this is going to give […]

13 Aug 2015

Mitten List: Pictured Rocks Boat Cruise

If you’re planning on seeing the Pictured Rocks in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, you need to do it by boat, as these uniquely marked, sandstone cliffs are only really visible from the water.

And you should TOTALLY plan on seeing the Pictured Rocks. Not only are they stunning, but also you’ll get to confuse and […]

11 Aug 2015

How to go Solo Camping (And Totally Not Die. Probably.)

Since writing my post the other week on 5 reasons to go solo camping (in addition to the other 5 reasons that I gave you guys last year), I’ve had some people tell me that I’ve inspired them to go solo camping. A few of those people even informed me that they’ve already bought […]

4 Aug 2015

A Tale of Two Lighthouses: Crisp Point & Whitefish Point

The day after my four-mile-which-felt-like-four-billion-mile hike in Tahquamenon State Park, I decided to take things easy.

I should probably mention here that almost every time I decide to “take things easy” my plans backfire on me and I end up doing something ridiculous and grueling and really stressful. Like climbing every single sand dune […]

31 Jul 2015

Mitten List: Tahquamenon Falls

I think I’ve mentioned at least a couple (million) times before that pre-travel research is not really a thing that I do.

I’d like to think this is because I’m a spontaneous, fly-by-the-seat-of-my-pants kind of girl.

But I suspect it’s because I’m more the lazy, watching-Netflix-while-in-pajama-pants type.

So, I didn’t know a whole lot […]