27 Jan 2016

Why I Can’t Fit in My Pants Wednesday: Pho Lucky, Detroit

I’m starting a new series on this blog because if there’s one thing I’ve learned from my five billion years of running this blog, it’s that I REALLY like starting new blog series. Continuing those blog series is a completely different matter. But starting a new series is AWESOME. Anyway, this new series is […]

12 Jan 2016

Mitten List: Detroit Institute of Arts

I’d been meaning to visit the Detroit Institute of Arts since I moved to Michigan over two years ago. But like most things I’ve been meaning to do since I moved to Michigan (i.e. buy waterproof boots, make friends, learn how to do any sport involving snow… or really any sport ever), it never […]

8 Oct 2015

The National Mustard Museum (Or “Not quite chipmunks in hula skirts. But still pretty awesome.”

When I arrived at my cousin’s house near Madison, Wisconsin this past summer, she informed me that she had been researching weird, off-the-wall places for us to visit during my stay there.

Because this is how my extended family thinks of me: as a complete and total weirdo.


Her […]

27 Aug 2015

The Solo Traveler’s Guide to Avoiding People

I know what you’re thinking.

“But, Sally, if I’m traveling alone, shouldn’t I want to meet people, not avoid them?”

To which I respond: Umm, okay, if that’s your thing.

And if that is your thing, there are tons of really helpful, informative blog posts out there all about how to meet people while you’re […]

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 […]