Tag: Michigan

Open your eyes. You’re home.

When I was a kid we went on several road trips. Most of them took us to Ludington where we visited family, ran up and over sand dunes, and let the waves of Lake Michigan push us here and there and everywhere. The drive…

Making Do With What You’ve Got

Each year my city holds a ginormous art festival/competition/exhibit called ArtPrize. Over 1,500 pieces of art fill various pockets of Grand Rapids in restaurants, museums, parks, bars, churches, etc. Folks come from all over the world to check out the art. I’m fortunate enough…

Come On In! The Water’s Fine…Once You Get Used To It!

We’ve had a pretty hectic couple weeks here. When one of our boys suggested a trip to the beach, we pulled on our swimsuits, packed up the sand toys, and headed on our way. Over the last few years, we’ve discovered a couple lakes…

Tornado Week

Boy. Has it been quiet around here or what? Well, the blog, at least. Here at the Finkbeiner Hacienda we’ve had a bit of excitement. Quiet isn’t exactly the word for the week we’ve had.   The thing about a tornado that pops up…

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