Travel Diary: Magic Hour on the Lake

Lake Michigan is its most beautiful during what I call the magic hour. The sun just begins to set over the horizon, creating crystals on the water and artwork in the sky. Everything glows. It looks like Heaven. My family and I are loving every moment here. Life is slower and our hearts are fuller. Our cheeks hurt from laughing, and our arms hurt from [attempting] to wake surf. I’d like…. Read more

Travel Diary: Bliss on Lake Michigan

Lake Michigan is pure bliss. My mind is calm + my heart is happy — like every time I return home.  My family and I are rooted in Holland for the week; a small lake town that’s one of the happiest places in the country [literally, it’s been rated]. Growing up, I took its beauty for granted. But now, coming back, I realize there’s no place more peaceful than this….. Read more