Winter Stories: Polar Vortex, Snowshoeing Michigan, and Ramming the Car Directly into the Snowbank

If I’m being totally honest, I don’t like the winter. I pretend to. I drag myself out in snowshoes and watch the sun sparkle when it rises in the snow. I enjoy the look of snow thick on conifers and ice on the water. But I don’t like the winter. I’m never like “yay, it’s gonna be … More Winter Stories: Polar Vortex, Snowshoeing Michigan, and Ramming the Car Directly into the SnowbankMore Winter Stories: Polar Vortex, Snowshoeing Michigan, and Ramming the Car Directly into the Snowbank

Trail Guide: All-Season Adventure Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

A ghost town in the off season, tropical hotspot in the summer, Sleeping Bear is mostly just home to me in all seasons. I ran down the dunes with my sister as a kid, and swam in the Platte River, and then out into the Lake. I have been there so many times I’ve lost … More Trail Guide: All-Season Adventure Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore