Full Circle

As a child, you don’t always appreciate your family for what they contribute to your life. A mother staying up late to make sure you get home safe or being geographically close to your family. My recent trip back to Michigan, brought everything full circle for me.

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The anxiety of it all

Random thoughts come to all of our minds as we head out on vacation . Will we make it to the airport on time? Should we get a drink before the flight to reduce anxiety? Did I choose the right seat? Sleep or stay awake for the service?

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A note to my unborn child

The world is different now than ever before. It started before the pandemic, which also has not helped with the scenario we are in. Families drifting away from what is important in life. Too often we put focus on material things, yet when it comes down to it, the experiences we have far outweigh these objects. Take a journey through my memory and my wishes for my unborn child.

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Drive

Sometimes a small drive for a day can take your mind off of everyday fatigue. A day trip recently into Big Sur and down the coast on US1 cleared my mind and refreshed my soul. Who knew that 6 hours of driving could be so relaxing?

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Chasing Aurora Borealis

A bucket list item for most and for good reason, Aurora Borealis amazes the mind. In the night of late September, I finally got my chance to see mother nature’s light show. A thrill of a ride that has left me with anticipation. The story of my experience with the northern lights illuminating the sky in Alaska.

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Kick the bucket?

What will you do before you kick the bucket? Or what does kick the bucket even mean for that matter? Regardless of your thoughts on the phrase, it brought forth our magical moments in bucket lists! Do you have a bucket list? Find out why you can agree or disagree with having a bucket list and the joy I’ve had in working through mine.

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Two Hearted

Hemingway wrote of a beautiful, serene river in Northern Michigan. Whether or not the Two-Hearted River was the actual river he visited is up in the air. What I know is the experiences I’ve had on this famous river. Join me on a journey down the Two Hearted and learn why locals call the UP, “God’s Country”.

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Beer culture

The beer culture is getting bigger and bigger across the world. At one point in my life, I could name off just a couple of beers at the nearest grocery store. It has now expanded into a worldwide phenomenon. Come explore some of the top beer cultures with me as I travel the globe and sip one of the most consumed drinks across the globe.

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On Thin Ice

A traveler can take on many meanings in life. Travel might mean transportation from one place to the next, but a traveler can also be a person searching to find themselves in life. If I’v learned one thing in my life, it’s how to adapt to change and walk on thin ice!

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Controlling Fire

Fire is uncontrollable, do we feel like we can control it? What is our passion with fire? It causes both good and bad in life, but our passion with fire can lead down a downward spiral depending on how we react.

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