Category Archives: endless summer

When spring feels like summer

Monkey Man and Gorilla Girl alternate between asking me when they go back to school to see their friends, and whether or not it is summer so we can go to the beach. Global warming is so damn confusing! At … Continue reading

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Beer-vana: Greenbush Brewery, Michigan

I’ve written about some of Michigan’s finest offerings, from blueberries to bike routes, from great small towns, to lakeshore college towns, and even to historic beaches with a bit of controversy, but one of Michigan’s best products or places has … Continue reading

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Blueberry trifecta: labor day weekend in Michigan

By chance, luck or the randomness of the universe, I scored three pints of the last blueberries of the season at the farmers’ market (hello fall squash and apples, goodbye berries).  In my eagerness make use of the berries,  I … Continue reading

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The smells of summers past

With all the rain this summer, it’s ironic that I’ve yet to be rained on during either a bike ride or a run. Maybe the rain has come over night and that explains how I’ve missed it. But a few … Continue reading

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