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Nothing beats a beautiful Northern Michigan sunset. While many things have been restricted this quarantine, this great hobby of mine thankfully has not. There’s just something about the sun slowly sinking behind the waters of Little Traverse Bay that will let you forget about all the stresses and worries in our lives…

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About two summers ago my brother and I started to build a pump track in our meadow. A pump track is a track in a loop for bikes but you don’t pedal, there are rollers that you pump to carry momentum. We would work on it every day for about two weeks until it was finished. We had so much fun on it and I progressed a lot in my riding…

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My kitchen table is covered in plants. They’re waiting to be planted in the garden outside. However, looking out the window towards the garden, all I can see is snow clinging to the grass. The cold temperatures and snow flurries are a sign of the stubborn Michigan winter refusing to give up…

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Running through the woods right now is about as good as it gets! The bugs are still sleeping, the trout lily, trillium and spring beauties are popping up and you can see forever. The trails are pretty much dry and the leaves are soft – you can hear everything…

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Today we set out to re-find what used to be one of our favorite springtime outings–hunting for leeks. So, we dialed it back ten years and re-traced our steps to a low-lying, soggy part of the woods out back…

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