Lake Michigan has some of the best beaches. Beautiful, clean and serene. You can always find a few without crowds. But Shhh, don't tell anyone.
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park. Voted "Most Beautiful Place in America" by Good Morning America.
Living and growing up in Illinois, on the other side of the lake, this was the first I heard of the legend of the Sleeping Bear Dunes. I thought all of my bear-loving quilting friends would appreciate this story. You know who you are . . .
I didn't try it myself but I talked to a guy who said it took him 5 minutes to get down the steep sand dune and almost an hour to climb back up.
Princess Lia prefers Lake Michigan beaches to salt water beaches. No sharks.
Of course, I made sure we took the quilt barn tour.
Traverse City, Cherry Capital of the World, has the Best Cherry Pie ever. I had to try it several times to make sure . . .
Gotta love dog-friendly towns and restaurants.
It felt great to be "unplugged" for awhile . . . .
I'll get to all those unread e-mails in a bit. Doll Quilt Club patterns for August will be mailed out sometime next week.