21 Dec 2014

4 Reasons to Love Detroit (Yes, I said LOVE. And, no, I’m not kidding.)

You guys, I went to Detroit last weekend, and I LOOOOVVVEEED it.

I’m sure you weren’t expecting me to say that.

Heck, I wasn’t expecting me to say that.

The truth is that Detroit and I haven’t always been besties.

The only other time I’d been to Detroit was about six years ago. I […]

5 Dec 2014

Mitten List: Ride the North Pole Express

I always thought I had a pretty good handle on what the North Pole might be like.

I mean, I wouldn’t consider myself an expert by any means. But I thought I knew a thing or two.

After all, I’ve seen Elf approximately five billion-jillion times. (And I will continue to watch it five […]

5 Oct 2014

Reasons Why Even the Most Irritable, Antisocial, Solo Traveler Should Travel with Other People Every Once in a While

You guys, you guys, you guys.

I survived last weekend’s camping trip!

This may not sound all that amazing and death-defying. That is, until I inform you that the camping trip consisted of me and eight other people.

EIGHT!

That’s at least eight more people than I usually travel with.

I’m going to be […]

21 Sep 2014

4 Kind of Outdoorsy Things To Do in Petoskey When It’s Kind of Raining

I’ve been having this problem lately where I way overplan my trips and then I get all stressed out and run around like a maniac because I need to SEE ALL THE THINGS AND DO ALL THE THINGS AND EAT ALL THE THINGS.

And then I come back from my vacation and say stupid […]

25 Aug 2014

10 Things I Learned From Living in Michigan for 12 Months

You guys, you guys, you guys.

It’s my one-year Michiganniversary!

(What? Michiganniversary is totally a word. Stop looking at me like that.)

That’s right, twelve months ago, I piled everything I owned (and a few things I’d pilfered from my parent’s house) into my grandmother’s hand-me-down Oldsmobile and moved myself to a town in […]