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 Visiting Oil Fields In North Dakota

It used to be that [a country] having oil was synonymous with being wealthy. That may still be the case, I suppose. But with the way oil prices have fallen significantly of recent, I am not sure that I can ‘look at’ oil the same way until things improve. Previously, whenever I heard [crude] oil, in my mind’s eye, I saw $$$ signs. haha.

Anyway, the time I went to North Dakota was when oil was still heavily respected [by me] so I was pretty excited. Read More