Spring is my favorite time of year: winter is over, green things are starting to grow, and being outdoors isn’t quite so uncomfortable.

I couldn’t capture a picture of the turkey I saw (it saw me first) but I found a few snapshots of spring in the West Michigan woods.

Last year’s berries and flowers, worse for the wear. Sassafras and black raspberry lie dormant but are still striking in their bright green and purple hues.

As of last night, the elusive menorah appears to be standing in front of the Michigan State Capitol building in Lansing. No matter the perspective on the issue, I think we can all agree that the lawn is a better place for a religious symbol than next to an open dumpster. It's heartening to know… Read more...

We got to Michigan at 2am and I found myself asleep a half hour later. A short while later at 5am my phone starting ringing, which was very confusing to me. It took a moment for me to remember why I set the alarm, but once I remembered I was out the door. After a… Read more...

[caption id="attachment_1447" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Personal best 14" brown trout[/caption] I've been doing a lot of fishing lately. Trying to get in as much as possible before it gets super cold out. Not that I won't still go fishing, but I probably won't get out as often when it's 20°F outside. In Michigan for the annual… Read more...