The hilly, sandy walk of life

Last weekend I visited Traverse City with some friends. The trip brought back some feelings of sadness, because the last time I'd gone there was with my mother a few years ago. Seeing places we'd visited and walked made me really sad, and made me miss her even more (which I didn't think was possible). [...]

Find the wildflowers in life

2015 has been the hardest year I've had to face. I'm still grieving my mother. But tea, good people and nature, have helped me travel down the difficult road ahead. I've set some goals for myself — to ride my bike and walk/hike a total of 500 miles over the summer, in effort to help [...]