In the external scheme of things, shining moments are as brief as the twinkling of an eye, yet such twinklings are what eternity is made of — moments when we human beings can say “I love you,” “I’m proud of you,” “I forgive you,” “I’m grateful for you.” That’s what eternity is made of: invisible…
Mackinac Island is a beautiful little area of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Accessible only by ferry, no cars are allowed on the island. Instead, visitors must get around on bicycle or by a horse carriage. It is a step back in time to visit, and well worth at least a two-day jaunt.
The Windy City. We hadn’t been to Chicago in a long time. The first time we went, it was for our first wedding anniversary. It made sense to visit for our 11th anniversary in December. It’s a great weekend trip from Columbus. If you’ve never visited, you should consider a trip soon.
Road-tripping through the former Yugoslavia (aka the Balkans, aka the coast of the Adriatic, aka eastern Europe) was an incredible experience. There are so many sights to see, and cultures to explore, and of course you can’t see it all. This is what we did, how we did it and what we saw.
Lake Superior is the largest of the Great Lakes and the world’s largest freshwater lake. It is moody, strong and deep. It’s cold, but clear. It’s deep, but clean. It looks different throughout the day and at different vantage points. It’s mysterious and rocky. It is something you want to see.