What we did on our summer vacation
Grass River Natural Area.
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We spent the last ten days in northern Michigan. Our friends joined us for part of the time, my parents for the rest of it. Evan celebrated his 12th birthday. We went to the Traverse City Film Festival. We also hiked, kayaked, and biked, but mostly, we ate and drank like there was no tomorrow.
Michigan cherries for Bon Appetit’s Peach Dutch Baby Pancake with Cherry Compote.
Roasting marshmallows or in this case, a stick.
Kayaking on Elk Lake.
Yahtzee and Rose.
Grasshopper on the Leelanau Trail.
“Searching for Sugar Man” at the State Theatre on opening night of the Traverse City Film Festival.
Sesame seared tuna at Amical, Traverse City.
Sherman dreams of swimming.
Pitching to dad.
Wild mint for Martha Stewart’s Tabbouleh.
Traverse City Opera House.
Grass River Natural Area hike.
Bakerella’s Red Velvet Cake for E’s birthday.
Saying good-bye to Elk Lake.