Covered bridges, for many people, are curiosities of a past era. For those old enough, they represent nostalgia from their youth. Others, see them merely as antiquated historic artifacts. One thing is for sure, many people are not aware of these treasures in their own backyard.
Before I tell you all about the Sky Tri, I have to get this out of the way: Speedos. Guys, I don’t care how beautiful you are, or, more likely, think you are, this is simply not a good look on any of you. We were seeing way, way too much of your April-in-Michigan bod, and [...]
Pitch, Hit & Run is the official skills competition of Major League Baseball, designed to provide youngsters with an opportunity to compete, free of charge, in a competition that recognizes individual excellence in core baseball/softball skills. Competitors are divided into four age divisions: 7/8, 9/10, 11/12, 13/14, and have the chance to advance through four levels of [...]
It can be difficult helping your child make summer camp choices. Fortunately, parents in Livingston County have lots of options, and some of the camps even offer an opportunity for families to visit ahead of time. Visiting a camp that you are seriously considering is a great way to help you feel more at ease [...]
Howell Parks and Rec held their annual Splash & Dash indoor triathlon on Sunday, and here are a few things you should NOT do before competing in this event: 1. Do NOT go out six of the seven nights prior to the event (OK, 3 of the 6 were unavoidable social/spouse-work-related obligations, but it was [...]
About 30 camps and other organizations sent representatives to Livingston County’s first Camp Fair last year. The organizers of this year’s event already have about 20 exhibitors signed up, and expect an even bigger turnout than last year. For those of you not familiar with the idea, a Camp Fair is like a camp expo. [...]
With warmer weather on the far horizon, many children are already looking forward to the school year ending, and a trip to summer camp for a week of outdoor activities and fun with new friends. However, for children with cancer, health issues may make the experience of a week at camp seem impossible. “The American [...]
Make you the world a bit better or more beautiful because you have lived in it. ~ Edward W. Bok Among the fragrant orange groves of Central Florida there’s a wonderful high-rise spot where carillon music filters through serene garden spaces; where visitors may wander among exquisite blooms, gaze in reflecting pools at sky and [...]