The one about Visiting The Cherry Capital

Fun fact: Did you know that Traverse City, MI is is the largest producer of tart cherries in the United States. Near the time of cherry harvest, the city hosts the annual week-long National Cherry Festival in the first full week of July, attracting approximately 500,000 visitors Read More

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The one about Highlights From My Trip To Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park (GTNP) is an amazing place just south of Yellowstone National Park (YNP) so it’s almost a crime to visit one and not the other unless you are in a major time crunch. Major side note–make time to spend a few days in the area; a single day will not be enough time to explore YNP especially if you have come ‘all the way’ to Yellowstone. Trust me, it is worth it.

Grand Teton National Park is named for Grand Teton, the tallest Read More

The one about The Best Way To Miss Your Flight

Yes, there is an ideal way to miss your flight and I will share how I discovered it. It has become a pattern for me to run late when traveling, however hard I try. So I decided to attempt to perfect the art of missing flights. As for the issue of close calls, it is getting better- I am learning from each travel experience but it is still an area that needs improvement nonetheless.

I have several horror stories of running late for a flight but Read More

The one about Being The Perfect Friend Of A Runner

If you are quite familiar with terms such as ‘long run’, ‘race day’, ‘hydration’, ‘pace’, ‘PR’, ‘strength training’, ‘rest day’, ‘easy run’, ‘fuel’, ‘wicking’, ‘blisters’, ‘cross training’, ‘stitches’, ‘runner’s knee’, ‘intervals’, ‘sprints’, ‘foam rolling’, ‘compression socks’ and so on but have not discovered first hand the amazingness of being a road warrior aka runner, then may I suggest to you that perhaps you are an [un]official friend of a runner.

It’s a phrase I have coined to cover significant others, siblings, friends, neighbors, and colleagues of Read More