Michigan’s Garden Peninsula

My boyfriend, Nic, and I rarely have time off together during the summer months. We both work opposite schedules and it is hard to plan trips. We have been planning a trip to the Garden Peninsula in the Upper Peninsula for a while, and this Sunday we finally found time to do it.  It is less than 2 hours away from Marquette, but neither of us have explored that part of the UP. Continue reading


It’s getting hot in here.

Life has been pretty rough in the U.P…… I think that I have been on my bike everyday since the beginning of June. Both mountain biking and just biking around town. Nic and I went for a nighttime cruise on the bikes around downtown Marquette last night. Between the full moon, fireworks off the beach and the heat lightning in the distance, the sky was lit with energy. The weather has been very hot lately (high 80’s and 90’s), but luckily we have been getting some good rainstorms at night. My garden is loving it. The dogs are not loving it so much. We put the air conditioner in the bedroom to keep them cool.  Continue reading