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Slow Winter Snow

2018-02-13T10:59:18+00:00 Blog, Blog Posts|

It’s true. It’s cold here. And wet. And slippery. And sometimes a snowflake journeys thousands of feet from a cloud only to land right between your scarf and coat collar.  Winter is upon us. And by upon us, I mean that in every sense of the word. On our cars, on our heads, on the [...]

Southern Roots

2018-01-25T10:54:47+00:00 Blog, Blog Posts|

Growing up, “yes ma’am” and “no sir” were expected phrases when speaking to everyone, carbonated beverages were ALWAYS “soda”, and “y’all” was the only proper way to address a group of people. I was born and raised in Michigan, but the two biggest influences in my life were southerners. My parents grew up in the [...]

Not in Kansas Anymore?

2017-10-16T13:03:05+00:00 Blog, Blog Posts|

Growing up in West Michigan is quite the experience; you could get a completely different perspective from 10 people that grew up 30 minutes apart. For me, the first thing that comes to mind when I think about growing up here is my small hometown, Stevensville, and the outdoors. Whether it be long walks, days [...]

My New Breakfast Spot

2017-09-19T10:06:02+00:00 Blog, Blog Posts|

Wolfgang’s. For many Grand Rapidians, a necessary pilgrimage. Among students, the restaurant enjoys mythical status as the place you can get a $4 early bird special, that is, if you can peel yourself out of bed in time. It’s common for little herds of Calvin students make the pilgrimage together, emerging from dormitories into the [...]

Life In West Michigan

2017-09-19T10:06:02+00:00 Blog Posts|

Michigan is known for its breathtaking summers, bright fall colors, and stark, white winters. Truly encapsulating every season to its fullest potential, West Michigan is a hot spot for those who love the outdoors, strong community relations, and beautiful areas to raise a family. Having spent my entire life in West Michigan, I know firsthand [...]