Sleeping Bear Dunes

So the story goes a little something like this –

Long ago, along the Wisconsin shoreline, a mother bear and her two cubs were driven into Lake Michigan by a raging forest fire. The bears swam for many hours, but eventually the cubs tired and lagged behind. Mother bear reached the shore and climbed to the top of a high bluff to watch and wait for her cubs. Too tired to continue, the cubs drowned within sight of the shore. The Great Spirit Manitou created two islands to mark the spot where the cubs disappeared and then created a solitary dune to represent the faithful mother bear.

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Buth Dairy Farm

Michigan – a new place called “home” (at least for me). I’ve only technically been here for 2 weeks now. That doesn’t count the time after having arrived to Grand Rapids that I turned right back around to work in San Diego for 3 weeks. So starting from when I returned from that trip, I’ve only been here for a grand total of 13 days! As we are finding our groove here, we are making it a point to explore new things around us. Even with Jason being from Michigan, there’s still so much more to see. And if it is already familiar to him, he admits to seeing things with a new perspective when having someone to share it with.

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