Celebrate Black History Month in Detroit

Published in the Battle Creek Enquirer On a rainy, snowy Sunday in February, a visit to the Charles H. Wright Museum in Detroit is a...

Another Year of Travel Fun

As we slip past the Christmas crush, and 2015 winds down, I want to recap travel resolutions—made and missed—and to reflect on my travel...

Greenfield Village holiday fun

Published in the Battle Creek Enquirer We hadn’t been to Greenfield Village in Dearborn for several years, but with out-of-town visitors,...

Frankenmuth – a Christmas Tradition

Published in the Battle Creek Enquirer For years, I had seen billboards touting Bronner’s Christmas Wonderland in Frankenmuth. I’m not...

Advice for a Day at the Beach

Published in the Battle Creek Enquirer At the first glimpse of sunny skies, with temperatures predicted to soar to the low 80s, it was...

Patriotic 4th of July — Michigan-style

Published in the Battle Creek Enquirer When I think about the Fourth of July, I remember parades and picnics and fireworks lighting up...

Jackson has prisons, pizza and parks

Published in the Battle Creek Enquirer Most of the time I speed by the exit to Jackson on Interstate 94, on my way somewhere else. When I...

Go Green — A Visit to East Lansing

Published in the Battle Creek Enquirer Recently, I was one of the estimated 41 million viewers who tuned in to watch Michigan State...