Friday Afternoon Frenzy

This afternoon was the storm before the calm. Our company’s CEO emailed yesterday afternoon with the news that our weekend would start today at 3:30. This obvious good news was a real boon to us, because we hit the dirt at 3:31 today. For the first time in thirteen years, I have a real garden – not just some potted plants. Continue reading

One Loony Evening

Someone promoting northern Michigan on Facebook posted a photo of lilacs in bloom somewhere on the Old Mission Peninsula. Since the day was dominated by clear skies and light breezes, I decided that neighboring Leelanau Peninsula would make a great evening destination.  We’ve been to the lighthouse on the tip of that peninsula a few times, but until today, only on cloudy days. Continue reading