Category Archives: Travel

Michigan DNR Gift Cards Perfect Christmas Gift for Outdoor Enthusiasts

If you have someone on your Christmas list who loves spending time in Michigan’s great outdoors, a gift card from the Department of Natural Resources may be the perfect gift for them. The DNR offers two types of gift cards. The first can be used to pay fees for camping sites at Michigan State Parks. Our family… Continue Reading

Discover Forgotten History at The Quincy Copper Mine

I stood in the damp, cold, blackness of the Quincy Copper Mine, overwhelmed by a feeling of gratitude. Gratitude for the hardscrabble men who worked long, dirty shifts without weekends off and OSHA regulations to keep them safe. I thought about the women and children who waited above ground everyday, holding their breath until their husbands, fathers and… Continue Reading